ON THE LAND Corowa market report
Lamb numbers slipped a little and the quality was very good across the trade and heavy weight grades which were well finished.
There were mainly trade and heavy weights penned along with a limited supply of plainer lambs throughout and the odd pen of store lambs were offered.
All buyers were operating and competition was solid, resulting in a firm to dearer market.
Light lambs to processors averaged from $120 to $135/head.
Medium and heavy trade weight lambs were firm and averaged from 700c to 710c/kg cwt.
Most of the heavy trade weight lambs sold from $165 to $180/head.
Heavy weight lambs were slightly dearer, while extra heavy weights were up to $10/ head stronger and averaged from 705c to 720c/kg cwt.
A run of extra heavy weight lambs sold from $202 to a top of $255/head.
Mutton numbers fell slightly and the quality was mixed throughout.
Medium weight merino ewes averaged $131 or 525c/kg cwt, while heavy weight four scores averaged $162/head. Heavy first cross ewes averaged $167 and topped at $190/head or 505c/kg cwt.
The Corowa Market was held on Monday, July 16 with 10270 lambs yarded at a decrease of 1920 from the previous market, while 3750 sheep were yarded at a decrease of 485. Merino Lambs
132 91 33 39 48
63 16 24 10 18
95 74 16 14
Pictured is Tim Holmes, Benella, who sold lambs at Corowa on Monday alongside Murray Bullen representing Rodwells Albury.