Heavy male lambs made $130-$145
Heavy ram lambs earned $140
Top mixed age prime ewes sold for $151
Lamb tallies at last week’s Matawhero were fairly high again at around 4000 head. Mainly local buyers were present and held the market firm, male lambs top prices lifted to $145, while medium lambs were bought for around $100-$134. Heavier ewes softened to $117-$125, while mediums were bought for around $90-$120. A number of Kelso breeding ewes were on offer, 2-6 scanned-in-lamb with twins made $156-$180 and singles were $140-$176.