The Stock Take: Mecardo's Angus Brown writes about rising lamb prices.
Top quality lambs continue to attract solid competition at saleyards right across NSW and the season topping highs show little sign of slowing down.
Lamb prices have continued to solar into orbit as the world celebrates Neil Armstrong's first walk on the moon 50 years ago.
It was another strong lamb market at the Dubbo saleyards yesterday and as a result another selling centre record was set.
All Merino fleece indicators closed in positive territory with the superfine categories shrugging off its recent lethargy to close out the week 40c/kg higher.
Mutton prices may ease towards the end of winter but, at historic highs, there will be little cause for producer complaint.
J and M Jamieson, Gundagai, set a new record price for the South Eastern Livestock Exchange (SELX), Yass for lamb on Wednesday.