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Corowa Market Report

By Corowa Free Press

The Corowa Market was held on Monday, January 14 with 11,171 lambs yarded at an increase of 71 from the previous market, while 4,799 sheep were yarded at an increase of 699.

Lamb numbers were steady and the quality was good.

There were plenty of heavy lambs off the feeders and there were good numbers of heavy trade lambs.

Light lambs were in fewer numbers and there was a smaller run of lighter new season lambs lacking cover.

The market sold to a cheaper trend. New season lambs to Restockers sold from $70 to $121 and shorn lambs reached $120/head.

The two-score processing lambs eased $6 to make from $93 to $114/head. Light trades were firm on limited numbers, while heavy trades eased $12, making from $128 to $154/head to average from 650c to 680c/kg cwt. Heavy lambs were $10 to $12 cheaper on average, with the 4 score lambs selling from $162 to $177, while extra heavy lambs reached $229/head, averaging from 640c to 660c/kg cwt.

Heavy merino lambs sold from $139 to $164/head. Mutton numbers lifted slightly and the quality remains mixed. Prices were $6 to $9/head cheaper, with some processors selective.

Medium weights sold from $83 to $115/head. Heavy crossbred ewes made from $105 to $124 and merinos reached $124/head. Most averaged from 390c to 420c/kg cwt.

Corowa Top Results

Shorn Lambs

82 N McQualter Mulwala $229.20

50 D & R Munro Daysdale $217.60

38 AG & M Coyle Barnawartha $216.60

94 Rockwood Rene Culcairn $215

108 Nick Derricic Bowyea $212.60

25 G & F Williams Corowa $211.20

43 B Jones Peechelba $202

24 LR & MM Hamson Gerogery $191.20

168 Cragdurrock Trust Balldale $185

143 IV, MV & M Wilson Gerogery $184

80 G & D Sampson Tungamah $181

50 B J Demo Berrigan $180

71 NN Nixon Rand $174

Merino Lambs

143 Nixon Partners Savernake $164

21 G & L McLellan Rand $160

61 L Clifton & Son Coreen $148

105 Crop, L’stock Farming Glenmoria $118

XBred Ewes

74 Mickan Bros Walla Walla $124

56 PH Purcell Merrijig $118

26 Valeclare Boorhaman $115

15 C Chopping Moyhu $115

10 FJ MD & JW McCormack Mansfield $114

Merino Ewes

78 KJ McRae Omeo $124

33 P & P Carroll Coreen $120

97 D & K Mills Coreen $115

35 DM & RW Merkel Rand $112

54 K Gleeson Yerong Creek $104