ON THE LAND Corowa Mar­ket Re­port

The Free Press (Corowa) - - FRONT PAGE -

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.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.