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Corowa Market report

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May 02, 2018

Jack Connell from Paull & Scollard with Bronwyn Thomas “Lambruk” Mulwala who sold 100 shorn lambs for $149.

Corowa Market held on Monday, April 30 had 9,500 lambs yarded, an increase of 4,553 from previous week. A total of 3350 sheep were also yarded, an increase of 1041 from the previous week.

Lamb numbers lifted and the quality was fair to good in the trade and heavy runs.
There were also a few very good pens of extra heavy lambs which were all grain fed.
Once the good lambs were sold quality declined quickly into lighter and plainer lambs.
The market fluctuated in prices a bit more than usual but averaged cheaper on the plainer 2 score lambs while the better trade and heavy lambs were firm to dearer on average.
Light restocking lambs sold from $50 to $120 with trade weighted lambs reaching $134/head.
The 2 score processing lambs eased $4 and sold from $71 to $116/head.
Trade lambs averaged $1 to $5 dearer and sold between $124 and $150/head.
Heavy lambs were firm selling from $130 to $173 and extra heavy lambs topped at $216.20/head.
Carcase prices averaged 590c to 620c/kg cwt.
Merino lambs reached $147/head.
Mutton numbers lifted for a mixed quality offering.
Heavy sheep were well supplied and met with strong competition and remained firm.
Medium weights were up to $6/head dearer on the better shaped 2 and 3 scores.
Medium weight ewes sold from $80 to $143/head for long skinned merinos.
Heavy crossbred ewes made from $141 to $179 and merino wethers reached $165/head.
Most averaged 440c to 485c/kg cwt.

Corowa Top Results
Shorn Lambs
51    KW & IM Thomas    Walla Walla    $216.20
108    SP & MA Fealy    Burrumbuttock    $210
32    Queltara P/L    Gerogery    $210
24    Howell P/L    Burrumbuttock    $200
110    D & J Gray    Mulwala    $198
235    Strathern Sth    Rennie    $196
114    Stewart Scott Nom    Tocumwal    $192
121    KP Wolter    Rand    $188
118    GB & ME Fischer    Howlong    $175
48    ARD & CM Ferguson    Mulwala    $171
70    J & F Farrell    Bigemire    $170
141    G & C Johnson    Tocumwal    $166.60
37    SJ & J R Wood    Talgarno    $165
111    Deoglen    Wangaratta    $158
79    KE, GA & WG Hall    Burrumbuttock    $158
68    Terry Wilson    Balldale    $158
Merino Lambs
17    G & D Sampson    Tungamah    $147.60
89    Shady Park    Berrigan    $136.60
39    Jack James    Burrumbuttock    $135
82    L & T Burns    Burrumbuttock    $130
XBred Ewes
23    Airlie    Thoona    $175
57    Flowerdale    Bundalong    $170
13    LF & DJ Coulston    Tangambalanga    $170
61    MD & K Mitsch    Burrumbuttock    $160
38    KR & T Williams    Rand    $160
Merino Ewes
31    KR & T Williams    Rand    $160.20
79    Belmont P/L    Oaklands    $160
32    M & J Griffen    Lake Rowan    $153
125    N Hogan & S Scott    Daysdale    $140
17    Fintona Holdings    Yerong Creek    $133

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