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
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
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
102 HP Pendergast Benambra $140
21 G & S Bawden Culcairn $131
123 L Eligate Indigo Valley $130
21 J, E & A Schulz Jindera $124