Numbers rose as agents yarded 9,347 lambs and 3,152 sheep to total 12,499 head overall. These sold to a larger field of trade and processor buyers with the addition of a major supermarket adding strength to the market which also contained a larger number of active restockers this week. Quality was again very good with another excellent offering of heavy and extra heavy lambs as the market sold to rates from fully firm to slightly dearer. Light lambs to the trade ranged from $88 to $159 as the light weight trade 2 and 3 score selection ranged from $169 to $178/head. Restockers were active as they sourced lambs to grow on from $79 to $176/head. Trade weight 3 score lambs ranged from $178 to $218 to average around the 950c/kg cwt area as the heavy lambs ranged from $218 to $258 while the extra heavy pens ranged from $258 to a market high of $321/head. Hoggets ranged from $176 to $250 as the light ewes returned from $117 to $156/head. Medium weighted ewes ranged from $165 to $208 as the heavy selection ranged from $210 to $260/head. Wethers ranged from $162 to $263 as rams ranged from $60 to $190/head.