Corowa Market held on Monday, August 21 with 7,278 lambs yarded a decrease of 3,562 from previous week, 2,777 sheep yarded a decrease of 1,293.
Lamb numbers eased and the quality was plainer after 40mm plus of rain in the supply area.
New season lambs numbers improved and there was a good run of trade weights and more heavy lambs offered.
A few extra light weight store lambs were also offered.
Old lamb quality was mixed with fewer heavy weights and plenty of trades and secondary lambs.
Merino lambs were well back in volume.
The market was dearer and buyers were after heavier weights.
New season lambs were $5 to $6 dearer on the trade weights which ranged from $122 to $154/head.
Heavy lambs gained up to $15 selling from $156 to $172 and extra heavy lambs sold between $172 and $177/head.
Carcass prices ranged from 640c to 66c/kg cwt.
Old lambs were $9 to $15 dearer again, the heavier lambs having the largest increase.
Trade weights ranged from $119 to $148/head.
Heavy old lambs $146 to $166 and extra heavy lambs reached $186/head.
Most averaged between 610c and 640c/kg.
Merino lambs sold between $116 and $135/head.
Hoggets made to $140/head.
Mutton numbers eased and mostly medium and heavy ewes were penned.
Most sold from $4 to $8/head dearer.
Medium weight ewes ranged from $85 to $102/head.
Heavy crossbred ewes sold from $105 to $135/head.
Most averaged 400c to 435c/kg.
Corowa Top Results
New Season Lambs
33 Watch Hill Goorambat $177.20
52 Calthorpe Ag Brocklesby $177
37 HR & GD Lieschke Walla Walla $175
85 M & D I’Anson Burrumbuttock $172
64 R & B Wilson Corowa $172
66 NG Everitt & Co Balldale $171
124 Karingal Farm Youanmite $170
35 RT & CA Cavanagh Mulwala $170
20 D & N Coyle Barnawartha $170
67 Oragalo P/L Oaklands $167
43 Schoen Past Co Corowa $164
29 BC Just Howlong $161
44 L & T Burns Burrumbuttock $160.25
100 ARD & CM Ferguson Mulwala $160
120 RJ Lubke Jindera $185
26 J & M Bennett Barooga $179
51 Warmatta P/L Savernake $178
15 Ferndale Stud Walla Walla $175
29 HR & GD Lieschke Walla Walla $168.20
32 S Black Tallangatta $166.20
27 Avaland Past Walla Walla $166.20
62 NR McKenzie & Son Coreen $166
95 Conroy Howlong $134
55 JT & LC Scholz Howlong $132
14 Ferndale Stud Walla Walla $132
44 ARD & CM Ferguson Mulwala $130
127 BJ Demeo Berrigan $128
113 Ringwood KW Rennie $115
64 JL & CM Buchanan Coleambally $115
86 Kentucky P/L Corowa $112