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Corowa Market report

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February 21, 2018

Steve Paull of Paull & Scollard Albury with Ken Thomas from Walla Walla who sold 79 shorn lambs for $215.20.

Corowa Market held on Monday, February 19 with 5,669 lambs yarded, a decrease of 1652 from previous week, 2,895 sheep yarded which was an increase of 183.

Lamb numbers eased and the quality was a little more mixed.
Trade and heavy lambs were well supplied along with only a few lighter weights and store lambs.
Quality was a big driver in price with neatly shorn rounded lambs attracting the premium selling $5 to $8 dearer while longer fleeced and plainer pens firm to $5/head cheaper.
Not all the usual buyers operated.
The heavier restocking lambs sold from $106 to $121/head.
The medium and heavy trade weights sold from $120 to $153/head to average 645c/kg cwt.
Heavy lambs received $145 to $180 and extra heavy lambs $170 to $215/head.
Carcase prices averaged 630c/kg cwt.
Heavy hoggets reached $157/head.
Mutton numbers also eased and the quality remains mixed.
Lighter weight 1 and 2 score sheep sold to a cheaper trend while well covered medium and heavy weights were $6/head dearer on average.
Medium weight ewes sold between $74 and $113 and heavy crossbreds reached $140/head.

Corowa Top Results
Shorn Lambs
79    KW & IM Thomas    Walla Walla    $215.20
95    RS Gulliver    Balldale    $214
88    D & R Munro    Daysdale    $210
65    G & E Mason    Glenellen    $207
10    DL & WL Howard    Morven    $194
68    IV, MV & M Wilson    Gerogery    $185
41    GJ & JN Cunningham    Walla Walla    $185
39    D & M Sutcliffe    Oaklands    $183
41    N Livermore    Burrumbuttock    $178
47    J & H Fuge    Rutherglen    $168
XBred Lambs
76    Viewbank    Bungeet    $140
21    ML & BL Chambers    Rutherglen    $124
16    Am Salzke & Co    Jindera    $123
Merino Ewes
17    A & L Valerius    Jerilderie    $138
24    N & M Gorman    Berrigan    $134
21    Avalands Past Co    Walla Walla    $130
27    R & S Humphries    Bungeet    $128
49    M & D I’Anson    Burrumbuttock    $120

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