Corowa Market held on Monday, July 31 with 6,654 lambs yarded a decrease of 1,664 from the previous week and 2007 sheep yarded a decrease of 1,936.
Lamb numbers declined and the quality was good with a fair few lambs coming off hard feed.
There was a fall in the number of merino lambs but there was a small increase in new season trade weights.
All the usual buyers were operating in a cheaper market.
New season lamb numbers reached 1,185 head and quality improved.
New season trade weights sold from $124 to $157/head, ranging from 615c to 645ckg cwt.
The 2 score lambs to processors sold from $72 to $102/head.
Medium and heavier trade weights were $10 cheaper selling from $112 to $146/head, ranging from 580c to 600c/kg.
Heavy lambs eased to a similar degree and ranged from $130 to $164/head, while extra heavy lambs reached $170/head.
Carcase prices ranged from 550c to 580c/kg.
Merino lambs fell $15 and more, with the trade weights ranging from $105 to $119/head.
Mutton numbers eased and the quality was not as good and there was less weight on the heavy crossbred ewes.
Prices fell $16 to $17 on the light and medium weights and from $8 to 410/head on heavy sheep.
Heavy merino ewes reached $120 and the best of the crossbred ewes sold to $112/head.
Carcase prices ranged from 340c to 380c/kg on average.
Corowa Top Results
New Season Lambs
58 RH Weisner Walla Walla $157
24 JR Hammon & Son Wilby $153
121 CK & DE Dunn Culcairn $151
120 RJ Lubke Alma Park $170
50 B & A Weiss Jindera ` $164.60
60 I Belubla Tocumwal $164.20
51 Springfield Culcairn $160
25 Avalands Pastoral Walla Walla $160
39 JH McLaurin Bidgeemia $119
119 Brindley & Wilson Corowa $115.20
33 Namarang Berrigan $114
53 D & K Mills Corowa $120.20
36 ‘Glenmore’ Wymah $120
139 Kentucky P/L Corowa $112
100 N Pooley Barnawartha $111.60
16 T & M Barber Walla Walla $106
48 Valeclare Boorhaman $105