Numbers swelled as agents yarded 12,994 lambs and 3,351 sheep to total 16,345 head overall with a lift of over 4,000 head on the week before. These sold to a slightly smaller field of trade and processor buyers with a large number of active restockers in the market place. Competition continued to be strong although not quite as strong as the week before on an excellent quality offering of new season lambs with good weights, condition and freshness in the skin as many vendors brought there first draft of lambs to the market. Pricing eased in both the sheep and lambs markets as most lambs averaged around the 800c/kg cwt area with a drop in price of up to $5/head. Light weight lambs to the trade ranged from $38 for Merinos up to $146/head for crossbreds. Lightweight trade 2 and 3 score lambs ranged from $146 to $157 as restockers chased lambs to turn back out from $45 to $152/head. Trade weight 3 score lambs ranged from $154 to $185 as heavy lambs ranged from $180 to $216/head. Extra heavy lambs were well supplied with these ranging from $212 to a market high of $258/head. Hoggets ranged from $70 to $190 as lightweight ewes returned from $75 to $112/head. Medium weighted ewes ranged from $114 to $144 as heavy ewes ranged from $140 to a high of $186/head. A small offering of wethers ranged from $118 to $179 as rams ranged from $105 to $134/head.