Corowa Market Report
Corowa market held on Monday, November 21 with 9,800 lambs yarded an increase of 2,000 from previous week and 3,000 sheep, an increase of 700 from the previous market.
Lamb numbers and quality lifted this week; all buyers were present but not operating fully in a strong market.
Domestic processors were keen to source the well finished trade lambs which helped to even out prices in a fluctuating market.
New season trade lambs were firm to $3/ head dearer.
Light trade weight lambs sold from $111 to $130, medium trade made from $120 to $134 and the heavy trade lambs made from $130 to $145/head to average 561c/kg.
Heavy lambs sold from $142 to $161 and the extra heavy lambs sold from $151 to $174/ head.
Most restocker lambs sold from $97 to $110/ head. Mutton numbers increased slightly. It was a mixed quality offering of mutton with solid bidding lifting the market by $10 to $20/head.
Heavy weight crossbred ewes made to $131, merino ewes sold to $134, wethers sold to $120 and hoggets made to $125/head.
Andrew Muller from Rodwells Benalla with Tiger Morton from “Killnola” Molyullah who sold 270 new season lambs to a top of $152.