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Corowa Market Report

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February 07, 2018

Clynton Rixon from Corcoran Parker Corowa with Caitlyn Hiskins of Lilliput Ag Rutherglen who sold aged ewes at the market in Corowa.

Corowa Market held on Monday, February 6 with 9,714 lambs yarded which was an increase of 3,301 from previous week, 3,344 sheep yarded an increase of 1,023.

Lamb numbers lifted and the quality improved. Heavy and extra heavy lambs were well supplied and there was a good run of trade weights.
Store lambs were back in volume.
Not all the usual buyers were operating but prices lifted on the better quality.
The 12-16kg restocking lambs sold from $112 to $129/head.
The medium and heavy trade weights were up to $5 dearer on average, and ranged between $124 and $163/head to trade buyers and averaged 650c to 680c/kg cwt.
Heavy lambs were $5 to $9 dearer and sold from $153 to $188 and extra heavy lambs reached $220/head.
Heavy merino lambs sold to $180/head.
Mutton numbers increased and the quality was again mixed.
The market was dearer on quality in the light and medium weight sheep and held firm on heavy weights.
Medium weight ewes sold from $84 to $117/head.
Heavy crossbreds $116 to $142 and merinos reached $135/head.
Carcase prices averaged around 430c/kg cwt for the better covered sheep.

Corowa Top Results
Shorn Lambs
39    A & R Newton    Walla Walla    $210.60
86    B & B McLellan    Rand    $208.20
99    Mickan Bros    Walla Walla    $203
61    Rene    Culcairn    $202
35    JR Jones & Co    Rand    $185
68    Brimin Ag P/L    Brimin    $184.60
52    L Clifton & Sons    Coreen    $184
40    RW & TS Farrall    Urana    $184
52    B & J Schmidt    Corowa    $180
79    KL Kuhne    Rand    $176
70    HR & GD Lieschke    Walla Walla    $175
42    MJ & LM Jasper    Rutherglen    $168
Merino Lambs
133    MD Dye    Corowa    $180
25    B & J Schmidt    Corowa    $178.60
79    G & D Sampson    Tungamah    $160
39    RW & TS Farrall    Urana    $148.60
104    G & L Lewis    Corowa    $146
69    Gragdurrock Trust    Balldale    $135
45    Schilg & Rose    Burrumbuttock    $126
XBred Ewes
21    Overton P/L    Corowa    $142.20
18    C Briggs    Norong    $138
11    HR & GD Lieschke    Walla Walla    $136
38    Golqyhoun Park    Walla Walla    $134
38    J Gorman    Bundalong    $134
10    Kohlhagen Far/Past    Walla Walla    $134
10    DJ & SL Godde    Culcairn    $133
Merino Ewes
27    CA & KM Smith    Oaklands    $133
18    Kohlhagen Fam/Past    Walla Walla    $118

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