ON THE LAND Corowa Market Report
Corowa Market held on Monday, June 4 had 10,124 lambs yarded an increase of 3,081 from the previous the week, while 3,809 sheep were yarded with an increase of 1,069.
Lamb numbers improved and the quality was good on the majority of trade and heavy lambs.
Light trade and light lambs to process with shape were in demand and there were a few extra light secondary lambs.
Light lambs to process and light trade weights were $13 to $15 dearer and sold from $110 to $135/head.
Trade lambs were firm to $8/head dearer with the supplementary portion getting the bigger gain.
Medium and heavy trades sold from $133 to $154/head to average 640c to 660c/kg cwt.
Heavy lambs were $4 to $5 dearer selling from $158 to $179 and extra heavy lambs reached $226/head. Most averaged from 570c to 640c/kg cwt.
Merino reached $165 and trade merinos were made from $113 to $156/head, while mutton numbers were lifted and the quality was a little plainer.
Most sheep sold to a dearer trend.
Heavy crossbred ewes reached $194/head and medium weight ewes sold from $84 to $131/head.
Tim Robinson from Paull & Scollard with Tania Knobel from “Waldeck” Henty who sold 87 shorn lambs for $206.