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Corowa market report

By Corowa Free Press

The Corowa market was held on Monday, November 5 with 11,097 lambs yarded at a decrease of 6,403 from the previous week, while 5,600 sheep were yarded at a decrease of 4,400.

Lamb numbers eased and the quality was plainer with a lot of the 9,000 new season lambs running into wool. Light and trade lambs were best supplied and there was a decrease in heavy weights. Merino lambs were well back in numbers. The majority of the trade and heavy lambs were $20/head cheaper on average, in a plainer run. Restocking lambs sold from $66 to $144, with trade weights to feed making the top price, easing $12/head. Medium and heavy trade weights ranged from $124 to $165/head.

Heavy weights made from $159 to $198/head. Carcass prices averaged 660c to 680c, with the best of the lambs around 720c/kg cwt. Heavy merino lambs sold from $112 to $155/head.

Shorn trades made from $135 to $158/head. Heavy shorn lambs sold from $161 to $180/head to average 690c/kg cwt. Heavy hoggets sold from $135 to $159/head. Mutton halved and the quality remains mixed. Light one and two-score sheep sold $7 to $9/head cheaper and the better cover medium and heavy sheep were firm. Medium weight ewes sold from $70 to $124/head. Heavy crossbreds sold from $113 to $156/head. Heavy merinos made from $120 to $140/head. Carcass prices averaged from 400c to 440c/kg cwt on the better sheep.

Corowa Top Results

New Season Lambs

17 B Smith Rutherglen $198

65 GL Prichard Nom Jarvis Creek $192

40 Helston Park Bethanga $192

12 G Dick Rutherglen $185

52 BM & CW Fraser Bobinawarrah $184

52 J N McIntosh Yackandandah $180

23 L Fraser Mudgegonga $180

25 JA & GA Knoble Gerogery $176

53 T & ML Bradford Deniliquin $175.20

138 GT & R Clyde Walwa $175

28 MW & MF Seymour Balldale $174

70 W Dixon Indigo Valley $173

10 S Tanner Mansfield $171.20

Shorn Lambs

54 D & M Sutcliffe Daysdale $171.20

61 N Pooley Barnawartha $169

12 W Dixon Indigo Valley $168.20

96 Heinjus & Star Springhurst $161

61 B C Just Howlong $160.20

XBred Ewes

205 D & N Coyle Barnawartha $156

110 Sowden Inv Jindera $155

106 Sudholz Farms Tamnik $150

52 T & ML Bradford Deniliquin $140

25 B & J Fischer Barnawartha $140

25 SL & DM Canning Byawatha $136.20

Merino Ewes

46 Highfield Grazing Everton $145

63 Rae Past Co Murmungee $131

39 G & L McLellan Rand $130

29 RF & VJ Allen Byawatha $130

139 Pentown Chesneyvale $125

81 Rosstulla Beechworth $123