Corowa Market held on Monday, May 28 had 2,043 lambs yarded. This was a decrease of 3,102 from the previous week. There was also 2,740 sheep yarded, a decrease of 788.
Lamb numbers eased and the quality was good in the heavy and extra heavy lambs.
Trade weights varied but lambs with shape and cover were in demand.
Light lambs were limited.
The trade and heavy lambs were firm to dearer.
The 2 score lambs sold from $89 to $110 to average to $5/head cheaper.
Trade lambs to 23kg sold $5 to $8 dearer on average with some trade gaining up to $15/head.
The medium and heavy trade lambs sold from $122 to $169/head and averaged 640c/kg cwt.
Heavy lambs were $3 to $5/head dearer and extra heavy lambs were firm.
Heavy weights sold from 4158 to $178 and extra heavy lambs topped at $215/head.
Carcase prices averaged 540c to 600c/kg cwt.
The best of the merino lambs reached $164.20 and very heavy hoggets sold to $197/head.
Mutton number declined and the quality varied.
Heavy sheep were again well supplied and light plain sheep were back in volume.
The lighter weights sold firm to cheaper while the better covered and heavier mutton sold $8 to $10/head dearer.
Medium weight ewes sold from $75 to $128 and heavy crossbred ewes $150 to $196/head.
Merino wethers topped at $140/head.
Most of the better ship averaged between 470c to 510c/kg cwt.
Corowa Top Results
31 Feuerherdt Past Culcairn $215
96 AP & RB O’Keefe Culcairn $209.20
53 Queltara Pty Ltd Gerogery $208
48 NW & KM Lavis Balldale $200
312 Mickan Bros Walla Walla $198
28 KW & IM Thomas Culcairn $197
17 JW & JA Dehennin Talgarno $196.60
92 Calool Co P/L Culcairn $195
35 BM & CW Fraser Bobinawarran $192
27 NJ & SL Holland Picola $192
23 Mitch Parker Wahgunyah $191.20
125 Schoen Past co Corowa $188
55 J F Kelly Norong $186
38 L Hanrahan & Son Daysdale $186
70 Fischer Past Co Howlong $184
94 Turner Mahonga Euabalong West $183
42 Nixon Part Savernake $164.20
115 Turner Mahonga Euabalong West $160
51 G & L McLellan Rand $148
93 A & R Newton Walla Walla $137.60
20 M Kotzur Barnawartha $102.20
50 KP Walter Rand $196.20
22 JN McIntosh Yackandandah $191
16 NJ & EE Macartney Coreen $167
15 GF & JN Cunningham Walla Walla $166
33 Turner Mahonga Euabalong West $160
19 HS & ML Muller Walla Walla $140
40 Fintona Holdings Yerong Creek $135
18 JF Kelly Norong $135