Corowa Market held on Monday, August 14 with 10,840 lambs yarded and increase of 4,907 from previous week, 4070 sheep yarded an increase of 1704.
Lamb numbers lifted and the quality remains good.
New season lamb numbers improved to 5,398 with most weighing 20-24kg.
Old lambs were still well supplied and consisted mainly of trade and heavy weights with a small run of extra heavy weights.
Merino lambs were back in volume.
The market was cheaper with a larger offering.
There was a larger group of domestic buyers operating while exporters were selective on the heavier weights.
New season trade lambs fell $12 to $16 selling from $115 to $144/head.
Heavy weights lost up to $18 to receive $144 to $169/head.
Carcase prices ranged from 570c for the heavy weights to 615c/kg cwt on average for the trade weights.
Old trade weights were $16to $18 cheaper selling from $108 to $134 and heavy old lambs made from $128 to $165 with extra heavy weights reaching $170/head.
Carcase prices averaged between 530 and 570c/kg cwt.
Merino lambs were not as effected and sold from $108 to $137/head.
Mutton numbers lifted and the quality remained good with plenty of well covered sheep offered.
Prices eased $10 to $15/head most affected were the heavier sheep.
Medium weight ewes sold from $81 to $117/head.
Heavy crossbred ewes reached $120 and long skinned merinos $125/head.
Most carcase prices averaged between 380c to 400c/kg cwt.
Corowa Top Results
New Season Lambs
25 KR & T Williams Rand $169
27 RW Schroeter Walla Walla $166
54 R T Hooper Laceby $153
71 CW & WJ Bourke Nathalia $152
12 J & J Dehenin Talgarno $151
64 P & E Curran Rutherglen $149
57 AH Odewahn Walla Walla $148
46 IV, MV & M Wilson Gerogery $148
80 Lilow Past Co Jindera $148
26 JL & LM Burns Burrumbuttock $147
73 KC &FF Lavis Hopefield $147
64 S Hooper Goorambat $146
58 D & J Underwood Coreen $146
54 KW & IM Thomas Walla Walla $146
96 NG Everitt & Co Balldale $145.60
54 GJ Hore Wymah $170
63 WM Ridley Rennie $165
79 Hamdorf Burrumbuttock $164.60
35 AP & RB O’Keefe Culcairn $161
91 Merrylees Carrathool $153
62 VC & NM Kelly Bundalong $146
66 WA Hicks P/L Lowesdale $144
53 N J Amery Norong $144.60
82 Vale Clare Boorhaman $120
99 D Steinfort Katunga $110
102 Viewbank Bungeet $108
33 D & K Mills Corowa $106.20
68 Majuba Hill P/Co Rand $125.20
76 WJ Browning Yarrawonga $114
17 M Duffy Thoona $112
59 J Schneider Rutherglen $110