Merino ewes sold to $382 at Jerilderie| Photos

Merino ewes sold to $382 at Jerilderie

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Annabel Lugsdin, Andrew Gillett, Finley, Helen Huggins, Savernake Station, Savernake, Nick Gray, Elders Jerilderie, Jordan Anthony, Elders Finley. Photo: Maggi Gray

Annabel Lugsdin, Andrew Gillett, Finley, Helen Huggins, Savernake Station, Savernake, Nick Gray, Elders Jerilderie, Jordan Anthony, Elders Finley. Photo: Maggi Gray

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For their November store sheep sale, Elders Jerilderie, yarded 6450 mixed age ewes, and young Merino wether lambs last Friday.

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For their November store sheep sale, Elders Jerilderie, yarded 6450 mixed age ewes, and young Merino wether lambs last Friday.

There was keen competition from local and northern Victorian restockers along with interest from processors on the heavier lines.

Quoted by Nick Gray, Elders Jerilderie, as "another wet sale", the top price for young ewes was $382 for 155 June/July 2020 drop, October-shorn, Yooroobla-blood ewes sold by George Simpson, Yooroobla, Jerilderie.

The Willandra Merino stud, Jerilderie, sold 250 April/May 2020-drop and August-shorn ewes for $354 and Tupra Pastoral Company, Oxley, sold 200 May/June 2020-drop, August-shorn and Tupra-blood and bred ewes for $328.

The Tupra offering of 1200 ewes sold down to $316.

Helen Huggins, Savernake Station, Savernake, was on hand to see her pen of 120 June/July 2020 drop, July-shorn, Woodpark-blood ewes sold for $280.

In the pens of older Merino ewes, George Simpson, Yooroobla, Jerilderie, received $264 for his 490 October-shorn, Yooroobla-blood ewes four and half years.

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Yurdyilla Pty Ltd, Jerilderie, sold 420 five and half year Dohne ewes to a processor for $252 and Tchelery Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Hay, sold 345 May/June 2015-drop Merino ewes, Alma-blood and August shorn, weighing 70.6 kgs for $228.

The lead of the pens of wether lambs were offered by Andrew Browning, Ivyholme, Jerilderie, who sold 360 unshorn lambs weighing 49kg for $168 and George Simpson, received $138 for his pen of 205 unshorn and not crutched lambs.

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