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Corowa Market Report

By Corowa Free Press

Corowa’s Market on Monday yielded better results to the previous market with 21,352 yarded an overall increase of 7,452.

11,971 lambs were yarded for an iccrease of 2,015 while sheep were also up 5,737 with 9,381 yarded at this week’s market.

Lamb numbers lifted and the quality was good. There was a good run of trade and heavy lambs and an increase in light weights and a few more lambs drying off. 

There were a few extra pens of shorn lambs and most of the lamb market comprised of new season lambs. 

The market sold to varying trends on lamb quality but was slightly stronger on light and trade lambs and close to firm on the heavy weights. There was extra competition in both the lamb and sheep market, predominately on the heavier weights.

New season lambs to re-stockers sold from $82 to $145 and some of the drier lambs to feed, reached $150/head. The medium and heavy trade weights to 23kg were $2 to $4 dearer, selling from $144 to $193/head, averaging around 780c/kg cwt. Heavy lambs averaged firm, from $84 to $205 with extra heavy lambs selling from $201 to $274/head. New season Merino lambs reached $152/head. Heavy old Merino lambs reached $181 and shorn new season heavy weights made to $240/head. Merino hoggets reached $199/head.

Mutton numbers improved and the quality was good. Prices were back slightly after last week’s strong sale. Medium weight ewes sold from $115 to $145/head. Heavy crossbred ewes reached $210 and Merino ewes made $190/head.

Corowa Top Results

SUCKERS

GL Prichard Nom Jarvis Creek 13 $240.00

T & D Geddes Mudgegonga 13 $235.00

W J Dickson & Co Indigo Valley 110 $230.00

JR Jones & Co Rand 21 $213.00

AG & MD Bennett Everton 12 $209.00

TW Leitch Boweya 26 $206.00

G & V Swift walbundrie 30 $205.00

K Mitchell Devenish 25 $203.00

XBRED LAMBS 

GR & CYM Barker Lockhart 23 $194.00

Kathard Invest Gerogery 89 $184.00

KC & FF Lavis Hopefield 26 $180.00

Sammon Bros Bungeet 17 $178.20

DI & CJ McPherson Katamatite 115 $176.00

MERINO LAMBS 

Crop Livestock
Farming Walla Walla 120 $181.20

Alverna F/T Bidgeemia 100 $163.00

CL Schirmer Walla Walla 38 $155.00

XBRED EWES

Robbo’s Past Culcairn 26 $196.00

AP & RB O’Keefe Culcairn 87 $195.20

Colqhoun Park Walla Walla 64 $194.00

Cw Coyle & son Barnawartha 38 $193.00

MT & GR Schreiber Boweya 27 $193.00

MERINO EWES

CL Schirmer Walla Walla 192 $205.20

Avalands Past Walla Walla 79 $194.60

Triangle Park Daysdale 41 $190.00

Wangamong Oaklands 317 $188.00

W & W Godde Culcairn 127 $187.00