Poverty Bay

22 May 2020

Matawhero sheep 22.05

  • Store ram lambs earned an average of $81-$90

  • Prime lambs traded at $136-$161

  • Prime mixed-age ewes mostly sold at $145

Numbers lifted at Matawhero last Friday, with around 4500 store lambs on offer. At the top end, male lambs lifted to $99-$122, with the bottom end at $61-$89. Mixed-sex lambs were of lighter weights and these sold accordingly with the best at $75. Ewe lambs strengthened and the heavier types fetched $81-$112.50 and medium, $66-$71.