Corowa Market Report

October 11, 2017

Peter Dargan from Rodwells Wangaratta with Garry Bennett and his mother June from “Bundara” Everton Upper who sold 81 lambs to a top of $169.20.

Corowa Market held on Monday 9 October with 13,346 lambs yarded an increase of 1630 from previous week, 6,397 sheep yarded an increase of 159.

Lamb numbers increased and included 12,000 new season lambs.
The quality was very good across all of the new season lambs while the limited number of old lambs were mixed.
Trade and heavy lambs were well supplied but extra heavy weights were limited.
Hoggets lifted in numbers and there were several large runs of light merinos.
The market trend was dearer on new season lambs.
Restocking new season lambs returning to the paddock sold from $91 to $116, with a few pens of trade weights to $126/head.
New season trade weights were strongly competed for and sold $5 to $8 dearer with the medium and heavy trades making $129 to $155/head.
Heavy new season lambs were $4 to $5 dearer and ranged between $150 and $183, with extra heavy lambs reaching $190/head.
Carcase prices ranged from 600c to 640c/kg cwt on average.
Old trade lambs were cheaper mostly on quality and sold from $115 to $130 for the trades and $124 to $155/head for the heavy weights.
Extra heavy lambs reached $176/head.
Merino lambs topped at $144 and hoggets $126/head.
Mutton numbers lifted and the quality was mixed.
Prices lifted $3 to $4 on the light sheep and $7 to $10/head on the medium weights and lighter end of the heavy mutton.
Medium weight ewes sold from $73 to $108/head.
Heavy crossbred ewes made $91 to $120 and long skinned merinos sold to $121/head.
Carcase prices ranged from 360c to 400c/kg cwt on most.

Corowa Top Results
New Season Lambs
176    Sowden Inv    Jindera    $190
43    MS & JM Merkel    Talgarno    $183
12    J & B Hartnett    Talgarno    $182
50     D & M Box    Corowa    $175
40    T Leech    Lake Rowan    $175
Shorn Lambs
13    D & L Spence    Springhurst    $176
19    DA & LK Wilson    Yarrawonga    $153
14    TR & DR Sharp    Coreen    $145
14    G, L & N McMillan    Corowa    $144
XBred Ewes
68    RS Henderson    Corowa    $120
13    RH Weisner    Walla Walla    $114
100    Deoglen    Rutherglen    $112
72    S & J Wallis    Benalla    $110
Merino Ewes
26    PJ & GL Lieschke    Walla Walla    $131.60
37    KR & T Williams    Rand    $121.60
161    Kentucky P/L    Corowa    $120
34    WT & VM Lieschke    Pleasant Hills    $115

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