Tasmania market summary

24 September 2015


There was another very small yarding of trade and export cattle at Powranna and Killafaddy on Tuesday, with fewer export types and a better selection of trade yearlings.

Competition was not as strong for yearlings, with most making 280¢ to 324¢ and most averages were 10¢ to 15¢/kg cheaper.

There were 43 cows yarded and all were dairy cows, with a couple of big lines that sold to strong export competition making 210¢ to 222¢/kg.


There was another small yarding of lambs at Powranna and Killafaddy on Tuesday with all being old season lambs. Most lambs met a similar market, although one major exporter was quiet but with very few heavy pens this didn't affect the overall result.

  • Restockers bought first cross ewe lambs for $138 to $146/head
  • Trade lambs sold for $108 to $130 and heavy weights returned $131 to $136/head
  • Mutton prices were firm, with light sheep making $50 to $72/head
  • Medium and heavy pens sold from $71 to $90/head

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