CROSSBRED lambs reached a high of $275 on Thursday at an Ouyen, Vic, market, which had prices generally softer than the previous sale.
Setting a reasonable reserve and being prepared to take their sheep home if that reserve was not met has paid of for Ken and Jennifer Hewitt, Aralwood, Grabben Gullen.
LAMB prices showed no signs of easing at the Mount Pleasant market on Thursday this week, after a $190 top price was achieved.
Restocker competition is red-hot on trade lambs at the moment, and there are predictions that prices will keep on rising.
NUMBERS were lighter - both in yarding and crowd - at the Mount Pleasant market on Thursday last week, but prices remained "fully firm" on recent sales for most categories.
CATTLE sold strong at Mount Pleasant market on Thursday last week with demand for quality cows pushing the sale to a $1860 top price.