Corowa Market held on Monday, January 8 with 10,621 lambs yarded and 3,366 sheep yarded.
It was a good quality yarding of lambs.
Heavy and extra heavy lambs were well supplied.
Trade weights were back in numbers but most were showing plenty of cover and finish.
Store lambs were limited.
All the usual buyers were operating in a firm to dearer market.
Store lambs were cheaper but quality was plainer and there were a few lighter weights offered, which sold from $70 to $129/head.
Trade weights lifted by up to $4 with the medium and heavy trades selling between $139 and $177/head, to average from 725c to 740c/kg.
Heavy lambs were firm and ranged from $166 to $187 and extra heavy lambs sold from $180 to a top of $244/head or 650c to 700c/kg cwt.
The best of the very heavy hoggets reached $184/head.
Mutton quality was good and with all the export buyers operating prices lifting by $10 and up to $15/head in places.
Medium weight ewes sold from $94 to $128/head.
Heavy crossbreds sold from $112 to $155/head.
Most averaged around 475c/kg cwt.
Corowa Top Results
New Season Lambs
65 KW & IM Thomas Culcairn $189.20
100 Queltara P/L Gerogery $188
88 Triangle park Daysdale $185
145 KC & FF Lavis Hopefield $164
98 AS & RA Lindner Burrumbuttock $164
56 D & L Mitchell Greta South $160
63 Turner Mahonga Euabalong $244.20
76 KW & IM Thomas Culcairn $242.20
113 Mickan Bros Walla Walla $232
55 T & M Rhodes Savernake $230.20
178 GJ & JM Talbot Coreen $226
80 ARD & CM Ferguson Mulwala $223.20
133 NG Everitt & Co Balldale $223
36 Flinty Range Mulwala $213
132 Valeclare Farm Boorhaman $206.60
95 DJ & SL Godde Culcairn $202
121 Ringwood KW Past Corowa $187.60
157 KR Bird Balldale $187
70 RW & VJ McMonigle Glenrowan $187
50 G & D Samson Tungamah $168.60
60 Schilg & Rose Burrumbuttock $146
100 PA Sandral F/T Oaklands $144
47 WH Chambers Rutherglen $155
12 C Box Carboor $152
94 Jamieson Finley $150
25 A Hermiston Upper Ryans Crk $150
34 Turner Mahonga Euabalong $146
60 AG & M Coyle Barnawartha $137.20
79 KD Williams Brimin $134
29 G Adams Ensay $131.60
14 Waldeck Henty $122