Corowa Market held on Monday, October 16 with 13,744 lambs yarded and increase of 398 from previous week, 6,053 sheep were yarded which was a decrease of 344.
Lamb numbers were steady and the quality remained good.
There were 12,700 new season lambs offered.
Trade and heavy new season lambs were well supplied along with an excellent run of extra heavy weights.
Old lambs were fewer and there were a few large drafts of light merino lambs.
The market was met with very strong demand and resulted in a dearer market.
The few restocking new season lambs sold from $93 to $118/head.
Medium and heavy trade weights were $6 to $7 dearer and ranged from $136 to $158/head to average 645c/kg cwt.
Heavy new season lambs were $3 to $4 dearer on average and received $151 to $180/head. Extra heavy new season lambs topped at $194.20/head to average 600c to 640c/kg cwt.
The large drafts or light merinos sold from $88 to $96, which was up to $10/head dearer.
Old trade lambs ranged from $115 to $142 and heavy lambs from $148 to $160/head.
Extra heavy lambs reached $188.60/head and averaged between 550c and 610c/kg for the trade weights.
Merino trade lambs ranged from $105 to $144/head.
Mutton numbers slipped slightly and the quality was mostly good.
Prices lifted $9 to $12/head on the light and medium weight sheep.
Light ewes sold from $68 to $96, medium weights from $80 to $116 and heavy crossbred ewes $110 to $134/head.
Heavy merino ewes with a long skin made to $142/head.
Light and medium weight mutton averaged 410c to 430c/kg.
Corowa Top Results
New Season Lambs
33 T E Hunt Glenrowan $194.20
172 Sowden Inv Jindera $194
28 HJ McLellan Walla Walla $190
148 JG & RM Maconochie Wymah Valley $189
34 JA & CL Farrall Urana $188.20
160 DG Plante Carlyle $184
113 GR Pearce & Son Rutherglen $182
40 CW Coyle & Son Barnawartha $180
70 LR & MM Hamson Gerogery $177
12 C & KL Keatings Mullengandra $177
57 L L Vile Howlong $175
37 GB Swift Walbundrie $174
65 AustWollon Oaklands $173
29 RG & SH McGibbon Jindera $170.60
24 F J Star Bungil $180
10 Flaxvale Feedlot Balldale $180
11 T Ellwood Table Top $178.20
104 Springpark Ag Table Top $175
28 H Gadd Jingellic $145
53 M Hooper Stewarton $134.20
58 G C Proctor Bungowannah $131.20
47 K Smallwood Howlong $130
16 N & J Lubke Jindera $130
44 DM & RW Merkel Rand $126
20 G & S Shaw Berrigan $126
95 R & S Humphries Bungeet $142.20
65 G & S Severin Balldale $140
81 Willandra Jerilderie $134
271 PG & JA Griffen Peechelba $130
34 Triangle Park Daysdale $128
116 AW Zweck & Son Pleasant Hills $125