Lamb record rolled again

Lamb record rolled again

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The WA record price for lambs has been broken again with a line of Prime SAMM ram lambs selling for $289 at Katanning.

THE records just keep on tumbling at the Katanning saleyards.

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This line of Prime SAMM ram lambs now hold the record for lambs sold in WA when they were bought for $289 at this week's Katanning trade sale.

This line of Prime SAMM ram lambs now hold the record for lambs sold in WA when they were bought for $289 at this week's Katanning trade sale.

At today's (Wednesday) sale a line of 54 orange tag Prime SAMM ram lambs took the market to new heights, reaching $289 a head.

The October shorn lambs were offered by the Cronin family, Bunkin Farms, Dumbleyung and sold under the Landmark banner and now hold the new State record saleyard price for lambs in WA.

The previous record of $260 a head lasted exactly one week, when it was set at the Katanning sale last Wednesday, paid for a line of 38 July drop White Suffolk-Merino cross lambs offered by the Corker family, Boyup Brook.

Last week's Katanning sale also saw a new State record for mutton set when the West family, Dumbleyung, offered a line of 30 yellow tag ewes that made $243.

Overall prices this week at Katanning were up on the firm result at Muchea on Tuesday.

A breakdown on last week's record lamb and mutton sales features in tomorrow's Farm Weekly and grab the June 13 copy of Farm Weekly for full report on the latest record breakers.

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