Corowa Market held on Monday, August 28 with 10,342 lambs yarded an increase of 3,064 from previous market and 2,992 sheep yarded and increase of 215.
Lamb numbers increased and there were new season lambs offered.
Quality was good but there was a larger spread in weight for the young lambs.
Trade weights were still best supplied and there was a good run of heavy old lambs and hoggets.
Merino lambs were heavier in weights and most had better skins.
Young lambs were firm to a little dearer over the yarding and old lambs were cheaper.
New season lambs averaged $2 dearer on the trade weights and firm on heavy lambs with some sales up to $6 to $8/head dearer.
Medium and heavy trades ranged from $124 to $156 and heavy new season lambs $150 to $171/head.
Carcase prices averaged 625c to 640c after reaching 680c/kg cwt.
Old lambs were firm to $5/head cheaper.
Trade weights sold from $124 to $148/head.
Heavy old lambs made from $144 to $167 with extra heavy weights reaching $190/head.
Carcase prices averaged from 570c to 620c/kg cwt.
Merino lambs reached $150/head.
The best of the heavy weight hoggets made $136/head.
Mutton numbers and quality was good.
Light and medium weight sheep sold to strong competition and were firm to $3 dearer and heavy sheep eased $5 to $12/head on average.
Medium weight ewes sold from $86 to $100/head.
Heavy crossbred ewes sold from $103 to $126/head.
Merino ewes traded from $105 to $116/head.
Most averaged from 370c to 420c/kg cwt.
Corowa Top Results
New Season Lambs
102 D & S Mitchell Culcairn $171
50 A Morant Tallangatta $170.60
21 DG & HT Lieschke Walla Walla $170
36 FJ Corrigan & Co Bowna $168
89 R & V McMonigle Glenrowan $167.20
75 KW & IM Thomas Walla Walla $166
75 D & J Underwood Coreen $165
86 Calool & Co Culcairn $164.60
104 Kathard Inv Gerogery $164.20
27 SG Murphy St James $164.20
19 Schoen Past Co Corowa $164
53 GL & EL Fisher Browns Plains $163.20
21 JD McInnes Jindera $161
156 RJ Lubke Jindera $190
44 TJ Hamoore Burrumbuttock $188
20 J & L Neary Murmungee $175.20
80 Yallambee P/L Walla Walla $175
23 J A M Bennett Barooga $174
24 Avalands Past Walla Walla $165.20
69 AW & WM Strachan Balldale $158.00
13 J Buerwer Tungamah $150
199 KJ & S Mitchell Tooma $136
56 C & K Severin Balldale $125
57 JH McLaurin Bidgeemia $119.20
47 N & B Forge Rennie $115
37 Keogh Agri Mullengandra $125
30 NG Everitt & Co Balldale $122
84 Helensborogh $120
20 R & S Humphries Bungeet $113
140 KE,GA & WG Hall Burrumbuttock $110