Lamb numbers were similar and the quality continues to be good. There were mostly heavy and extra heavy lambs offered. Trade weights were limited and there were only a few store lambs. Heavy Merino lambs increased slightly in numbers. The market lifted $2 to $5/head across most grades.
The 2 score processing lambs sold from $100 to $128/head. Medium and heavy trade lambs to 24kg made
Numbers decreased moderately. The cattle market found another gear, with prices buoyant over most categories. Vealers were well supplied along with a mixed selection of yearling steers and heifers. Heavy cattle numbers decreased, and quality was good to fair. It was the usual group of buyers in attendance along with two Queensland processors. Adding pressure to the trade market was the shortage of well finished stock. Demand for vealers was significantly stronger
WANG MARKET REPORT 23 JAN 2020 YARDING 456 CHANGE +148 A better-quality yarding of 456 head were presented to buyers at the Wangaratta Livestock Exchange. This was 148 more than last week and comprised of 438 young cattle, 13 cows and 5 bulls. Overall quality was much improved although heavy cattle were in short supply, the bulk of the offering were grass fattened yearlings and milk vealers of good quality. Only 13 cows were on offer. Demand was stronger for all classes with the grown