ON THE LAND Corowa Market Report
Corowa Market held on Monday, September 4 with 8,418 lambs yarded a decrease of 1,924 from previous week, 2,933 sheep yarded a decrease of 59.
Lamb numbers eased slightly but still contained 6,132 new season lambs.
The quality was good with plenty of trade weights penned and there was an increase in light export weights.
Old lambs were a little more mixed but still had good numbers of trade and heavy lambs.
There were a few very heavy pens of extra heavy weights.
There were fewer merino lambs offered this week. The market was stronger on most lambs. New season lambs were firm to $6 dearer with the medium and heavy trade weights ranging from $124 to $159/head.
Heavy weights ranged between $154 and $178/head with extra heavy new season lambs reached $189.20/head.
Carcass prices ranged from 635c to 655c/kg on average.
Old lambs were fully firm with trade weights $125 to $146/head.
Heavy old lambs ranged from $137 to $166 and extra heavy lambs topped at $210/head.
Average carcass prices ranged from 595c to 620c/kg. Merino lambs $112 to $150/head. The best of the heavy hoggets reached $140/ head. Mutton numbers fell and quality was good. Medium weight sheep lifted $3 to $6 and the heavy weight jumped $17 to $18/head.
Medium weight ewes sold from $98 to $115/ head.
Heavy crossbred ewes ranged from $117 to $144 and heavy merino ewes from $120 to $138/head.
Most averaged between 420c and 450c/kg.
Tim Robinson from Paull & Scollard Albury with Evan, Tracey and Max Fealy from Mt Ulva Urana who sold 195 new season lambs to $155.