Corowa Market Report

May 30, 2018

Sam McCulloch from Paull & Scollard with June and Les Kent from “Yambla”  Table Top who sold 180 shorn lambs to a top of $165.20.

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
Shorn Lambs
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
Merino Lambs
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
XBred Ewes
50    KP Walter    Rand    $196.20
22    JN McIntosh    Yackandandah    $191
16    NJ & EE Macartney    Coreen    $167
15    GF & JN Cunningham    Walla Walla    $166
Merino Ewes
33    Turner Mahonga    Euabalong West $160
19    HS & ML Muller    Walla Walla    $140
40    Fintona Holdings    Yerong Creek    $135
18    JF Kelly    Norong    $135

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