ON THE LAND Corowa Mar­ket Re­port

The Free Press (Corowa) - - FRONT PAGE -

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.

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