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Corowa market report

By Corowa Free Press

The Corowa Market was held on Monday, September 10 with 13,334 lambs yarded at a decrease of 247 from the previous week, while 8,470 sheep were yarded at a decrease of 3,054. 

Lamb numbers eased and the quality of the 7,656 new season lambs was good in the trade and heavy weight range. Old lambs varied and there were a few new season store lambs offered.

The market was cheaper and new season lambs to restock sold from $72 to $127/head.

Medium and heavy trade weights were $9 to $10 cheaper on average and sold from $165 to $210/head. Heavy new season lambs ranged from $200 to $240 and extra heavy weights reached $243/head, while carcase prices averaged around 880c/kg. Old two-score processing lambs ranged from $91 to $114/head.

Medium and heavy trade weights lost $15 to $20 and sold from $159 to $205/head averaging 810c/kg. Heavy old lambs $191 to $244 and extra heavy lambs reached $300/head. The best of the heavy merino lambs topped at $199/head and mutton numbers eased. The quality was again mixed.

Medium weight sheep sold fully firm, while heavy weights eased $5 to $7/head. Heavy crossbreds sold to $170/head and merino ewes reached $165/head. Carcase prices averaged 480c/kg. 

Corowa Top Results

New Season Lambs

36 CW Coyle & Son Barnawartha $242.60

83 M Lukies Katamatite $238

39 N McQualter & Son Mulwala $232.20

40 K R Fisher Barnawartha $228

206 Schoen Past Co Corowa $226.60

71 P Mapletoft Numurkah $224

155 Lilow Past Co Jindera $223

34 A & F Cavanagh Mulwala $220.20

64 Yarrimbah P/L Burrumbuttock $220

64 Kentucky P/L Corowa $218.20

70 Triangle Park Daysdale $215

56 Shady Park Berrigan $210

50 L R Bird Balldale $210

Shorn Lambs

46 Waldeck Henty $280

22 T & V Steadman Caniambo $259.20

29 Creek Past Co Rand $254

87 RJ & P Hall Rand $244

23 Feuerherdt Past Culcairn $225

17 Kismet Stud Howlong $225

Merino Lambs

31 Shady Park Berrigan $199.80

53 AG & GL Mitchell Balldale $190

69 NR McKenzie & Son Coreen $189

115 BG Clancy Pleasant Hills $136

XBred Ewes

182 A & J Cavanagh Mulwala $165

45 R Henderson Corowa $155

77 P Mapletoft Numurkah $150.20

37 Glenample P/L Burrumbuttock $150

40 Mickan Bros Walla Walla $150

35 AS & RA Lindner Burrumbuttock $135

15 ML & BL Chambers Rutherglen $132

Merino Ewes

10 D & K Mills Balldale $190

138 MWC Trading Howlong $165

36 Majuba Hill Rand $165

98 JR Jones Rand $158

49 P Drum Balldale $152

76 Ringwood KW Past Corowa $150

25 J & J McLaurin Bidgeemia $150

36 T & NA Wenke Walla Walla $150