A pen of 54 fresh season single lambs has supplied for an stare-watering record price at Wagga Wagga at the unique time.
- Contemporary-season lambs fracture an Australian price record at Wagga Wagga
- Cattle brokers verbalize gentle numbers and shopper quiz for meat are using prices higher
- There are predictions that high prices are yet to be reached
The lambs had been supplied by Bob and Judy Rodham and their daughters Melissa and Joanne at Uranquinty, within the Contemporary South Wales Riverina.
The lambs supplied to processor JBS in Melbourne: Their dressed weight is 33 kilograms.
Promoting agent Price Logan of RH Blake and Co said the price of $340 every used to be a fresh Australian record for new season lambs, surpassing closing week’s record of $336 dwelling at Griffith.
“It’s genuine terrific to thought.”
Now not yet at their high price
Mr Logan said the shortcoming of lamb numbers coming off farms meant prices had been no longer going to absorb hit their high.
“Coles absorb strategy relief into the cattle market and supermarkets are promoting so much of lamb and there are greatest gentle numbers yarded – the numbers are all of the formulation down to billy-oh compared to closing 300 and sixty five days.
Mr Logan said a combination of things used to be using prices higher.
“The cattle job is extremely dear, the crops are taking a thought appropriate as lengthy as the mice originate no longer rating them, and lamb prices are moreover noteworthy.”