ON THE LAND Corowa Market Report
Corowa Market held on Monday, November 13 with 14,959 lambs yarded, 5,150 more than previous week, 7,941 sheep yarded which was an increase of 3,267.
Lamb numbers lifted and the quality was mixed.
There was a little less weight in the majority of the store lambs.
Trade weights were well supplied but there were more that were showing signs of dryness.
Heavy lambs were in good numbers.
Most of the lambs were new season lambs and there was an increase in shorn lambs.
Merinos were in short supply and old lambs limited.
The light store lambs sold $5 dearer and made from $86 to $124/head.
The medium and heavy trade lambs were firm, ranging $125 to $158/head to average 635c/kg cwt.
Heavy lambs were firm to $3 easier selling from $152 to $180 and extra heavy lambs reached $199.20/head.
Most averaged 590c to 620c/kg cwt.
Merino lambs reached $147 and shorn new season trade lambs made from $130 to $157/ head.
Mutton numbers lifted and the quality was good with plenty of heavy sheep penned. Most were firm to dearer in price. Medium weight ewes ranged from $17 to $120/head.
Heavy crossbreds sold from $118 to $156/ head.
Heavy merino ewes with a good skin reached $164 and wethers made to $170/head.
Richard Wynne from Paull and Scollard Corowa with Pat Fogarty ‘Buchlyvie’ Boorhaman who sold 55 new season lambs for $187.20.