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Corowa Market report

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February 14, 2018

Steve Grantham from Elders Ltd Corowa with Ken Connley “Rosevale” Benambra who sold 466 lambs to a top of $122.60.

Corowa Market held on Monday, February 12 with 7,321 lambs yarded a decrease of 2,393 from previous week, 2,712 sheep yarded which was a decrease of 632.

Lamb numbers eased and the quality was back a little.
Although trade lambs were well supplied prime trades were limited as were heavy lambs.
There was a larger percentage of Dorpers penned and there was a reasonable run of 2 score restocking lambs.
The market was cheaper.
The 12-16kg 2 score restocking lambs were $13 cheaper and sold from $69 to $113/head.
Medium and heavy trade weights were $8 to $10 cheaper on average selling from $123 to $154/head.
Heavy lambs were up to $12 cheaper from $148 to $172/head.
Extra heavy lambs were firm at the top end and $6 cheaper on the lighter weights after reaching $212/head.
Carcase prices averaged 580c to 620c/kg cwt.
The best of the hoggets reached $146/head.
Heavy Dorper trade lambs reached $146/head.
Mutton numbers eased and the quality was mixed.
Prices eased $8 to $12/head over most of the sheep.
Medium weight ewes sold from $75 to $124 and heavy crossbred ewes sold to $129/head.
Carcase prices averaged 380c to 400c/kg cwt.

Corowa Top Results
Shorn Lambs
121    R S Gulliver     Balldale     $212
173    Sowden Inv.     Jindera     $191
97     MT & GP Schreiber     Boweya     $190
95     Brolga P/L     Urana     $186
83     NJ & EE McCartney     Coreen     $180
33     JS & C French     Balldale     $172
119     K R Bird     Balldale     $171
96     G J Hore     Wymah     $168
34     N N Nixon     Rand     $168
13     MR & RE Pietch     Mullengandra     $166
59     V & J Nesbit     Burrumbuttock     $164
11     Yarrimbah P/L     Burrumbuttock     $164
11     DJ & JC Weidner     Balldale     $163
XBred Ewes
23     JR & JE Harris     Boorhaman Nth     $129
32     D & J Gray     Mulwala     $124.60
16     J, E & A Schulz     Jindera     $122
18     Atherlee Partners     Everton Upper     $115
Merino Ewes
102     HP Pendergast     Benambra     $140
21     G & S Bawden     Culcairn     $131
123     L Eligate     Indigo Valley     $130
21     J, E & A Schulz     Jindera     $124

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