The increase in the store lamb price can be contributed to a shortage of store lambs and an increase in the demand due to more buyers entering the store lamb market. The price for trade ewes also increased significantly over the past week, with the price of fat lambs still remaining very high.
|Item||Age||Weight||Avg. Price||Lowest||Highest||Highest Price Seller|
|Store lambs (not shorn)||4 to 6 months||<34 kg||R 44.98||R 44.50||R 45.25||AD MCEWAN (MIDDELBURG)|
|Store lambs (shorn)||6 months +||>34 kg||R 38.59||R 38.00||R 39.00||MT DU PLESSIS (MIDDELBURG)|
|Slaughter lambs||6 months +||44 kg – 63 kg||R 39.47||R 36.00||R 39.75||JACQUES JOUBERT (ALIWAL NORTH), PDK LUBBE (BURGERSDORP) & BISCHOFF BDY (STEYNSBURG)|
|Hammels||4T-6T||50 kg||R 29.75||R 29.75||DOUGLAS BENNET (ADELAIDE)|
|Cull rams||C-grade||90 kg||R 21.00||R 21.00||JACQUES JOUBERT (ALIWAL NORTH)|
|Store ewes||47.5 kg – 55 kg||R 27.74||R 27.30||R 28.00||IL PHILLIPS AND SONS (MOLTENO) & SP VAN DER WALT (NOUPOORT)|
|Slaughter ewes||C-grade||58 kg – 65 kg||R 28.26||R 27.75||R 28.50||NITIQUE BOERDERY (STEYNSBURG)|
|Breeding Heifers||275 kg||R 19.50||R 19.50||CELIA THERON (REDDERSBURG)|
|Slaughter Cattle||575 kg – 875 kg||R 18.54||R 18.25||R 19.50||IL PHILLIPS AND SONS (MOLTENO)|
Attend the next digital store lamb sale on 20 July 2020 at 11:00.
For more information, visit our digital auction website HERE.