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Pics and Prices: Spring lambs back €3-€5/head at Dowra

Spring lambs were back €3-€5/head at Dowra Mart’s sheep sale on Friday (May 29th), according to a mart spokesperson.

However, heavy cull ewes and hoggets held their prices from the previous week, making €90-€134/head and €85-€134/head respectively.

Spring lambs earned between €112-€130/head on the day, while ewes with lambs at foot made from €129 a top price of €245.

Spring lambs:

  • X5 47kg – €130/head;
  • X11 48kg – €128/head;
  • X6 48kg – €124/head;
  • X11 43kg – €122/head;
  • X7 42.5kg – €120/head;
  • X11 43kg – €122/head;
  • X8 42kg – €114/head;
  • X15 43kg – €118/head;
  • X7 41kg – €113/head;
  • X17 40kg – €108/head.

Pictures:

[5 ewes with 5 lambs at foot – €190 each]

[3 ewes with 7 lambs at foot – €245 each]

[2 cull ewes – 105kg – €134 each or €1.28 per kg]

[26 cull ewes – 66kg – €98 each or €1.48 per kg]

[11 spring lambs – 48.7kg – €128 each or €2.63 per kg]

[17 Spring Lambs – 40kg – €108 each or €2.70 per kg]

[5 hogget ewes – 53.5kg – €113 each or €2.11 per kg]

[Hogget ewe – 56kg – €119 or €2.12 per kg]

Image source: Dowra Mart Ltd Facebook

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