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Corowa market report

By Corowa Free Press

Corowa Top Results

Shorn Lambs

40 Mickan Bros Walla Walla $350

217 PG & CF Beckett Pleasant Hills $330

71 MWC Trading Howlong $290

23 Daisy’s Pastoral Porepunkah $288

24 North East Water Wangaratta $285

12 J, E & A Schulz Jindera $285

95 AP & RB O’Keefe Culcairn $278.20

10 CW Coyle & Sons Barnawartha $276.20

36 KW & IM Thomas Walla Walla $272.20

52 NR McKenzie & Son Corowa $270

15 T & E Grazebrook Goorambat $270

30 Mission Ent Talgarno $262

41 Richard Marshall Berrigan $261

Merino Lambs

50 NJ & EE Macartney Coreen $226

103 Hood & Lundie Deniliquin $220

14 Stacey Bros Tungamah $207

39 Richard Marshall Berrigan $197

66 K Ranson Byawatha $195

73 P & JC Trevethan Corowa $178

XBred Ewes

82 CK & DE Dunn Culcairn $240

28 Lislea Lodge Picola $240

18 Daisy’s Past Porepunkah $240

16 I & S Vincent Chiltern $235

17 L M Coulston Lucyvale $210

Merino Ewes

44 NR McKenzie & Son Corowa $189.20

28 Hermiston Ag Mulwala $187

16 R G Thomas Mulwala $187

25 H C Gleeson Yerong Creek $179.20

11 JB & MC Conroy Bungowannah $176.20

97 Gedde’s Past Holbrook $170.20.

Corowa Market held on Monday, 17 June with 11,300 lambs yarded a decrease of 1,230 from previous market, 3,000 sheep yarded a decrease of 370.

There was only a slight reduction in numbers.

The quality was again very good, with plenty of lambs coming off feeders.

Trade and heavy lambs were best supplied and there was a pen of extra heavy lambs’ weight from 95kg live weight and heavier that returned $350/head, which is a new record price.

Light lambs were limited and there was a larger draft of prime merino lambs.

The market sold to a dearer trend.

The 2 score processing lambs were $14 dearer, making from $120 to $166/head.

Trade lambs to 24kg cwt were $7 to $8 dearer, making from $171 to $240/head, averaging from 900c to 930c/kg cwt.

Heavy lambs 24-26kg gained $7, receiving from $205 to $248 and lambs to 30kg sold up to $285/head.

The extra heavy lambs made from $270 to $350/head.

Merino lambs were $20 dearer, with the heavy merino lambs making from $155 to $220/head or averaging close to 830c/kg cwt. 

Hoggets sold to $225/head.

Mutton numbers were steady and the quality was mixed.

Light sheep sold to a dearer trend, while the heavy sheep were firm.

Heavy crossbreds sold from $186 to $240 and merino ewes reached $190/head.

Carcass prices averaged approximately 660c/kg cwt.