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Corowa market report & top results

By Corowa Free Press

Corowa Market was held on Monday 3 June with 12,530 lambs yarded a decrease of 959 from the previous week, 3,370 sheep yarded and increase of 477.

Record prices over the past weeks in the sheep and lamb industry has resulted in numbers staying strong with a further 15,900 sheep and lambs penned.

The yarding was mixed quality with continued supplies of grain assisted lambs offered; however, the over 30kg types have slipped back in numbers.

The regular field of buyers were present and operated in a cheaper market across all categories.

Despite a very good offering of trade weight lambs prices slipped back $10 to $19 selling between $157 to $234/head.

The light weight lambs 12kg to 18kg were keenly sought after by feedlots and processors, however, despite good supply and competition MK bag lambs sold in a cheaper market easing $20 selling between $100 and $170/head.

Well finished feeder lambs were selling between $109 and $155 and restockers were taking home a wide range of light lambs between $60 and $178/head.

Good conditioned heavy lambs suiting the export and domestic sold between $216 and $249/head averaging 895c/kg cwt.

The extra heavy export lambs sold between $226 to $249/head with the over 30kg lambs reaching $318/head to average 848c/kg cwt.

The top priced hoggets today sold for $242/head making 816c/kg cwt.

Overall it was a mixed quality yarding of mutton selling in a cheaper market across all weights and grades.

Medium weight 2 and 3 score ewes sold from $91 to $168/head.

Good heavy 4 score merino ewes were making between $175 to $230 with the best of the cross bred 4 score ewes selling for $257/head to average between 662c/kg and 677c/kg cwt.

Corowa Top Results

Shorn Lambs

164 Mickan Bros Walla Walla $318.20

32 G & L Twamley Wangaratta $310

65 Hermiston Ag Brocklesby $302.20

28 NR McKenzie & Son Corowa $300

14 M Sheel Yarrawonga $266

59 AP & RB O’Keefe Culcairn $255

102 Sowden Inv Jindera $250

69 KC & KE Mynard Berrigan $250

57 IV, MV & M Wilson Gerogery $249.20

23 TR & ML Bradford Deniliquin $245

20 GJ Bennet & Sons Barooga $244

86 Keogh Agriculture Mullengandra $234

86 G & F Williams Corowa $233

51 Valeclare Farm Corowa $232

Merino Lambs

72 P & M White Yarrawonga $220

89 A & R Newton Walla Walla $213

68 P Geary Yarrawonga $204.20

83 ID & AM Michel Yalca $200

84 Shady park Ag Berrigan $196.20

72 KD Williams Brimin $191

XBred Ewes

17 TM & AM Mardling Howlong $259.20

20 A & J Cavanagh Mulwala $252

39 Calthorpe Ag Brocklesby $250

16 G & L Mason Glenallen $250

61 CK & DE Dunn Culcairn $245

10 RW Schroeter Walla Walla $240

Merino Ewes

147 Drum Hearvy Thoona $227.20

102 Sapphire Nom Savernake $200

11 C & K Severin Balldale $175.60

24 Ringwood KW Past Corowa $154