The Free Press (Corowa)
Agents penned an increased yarding with all weights and grades on offer.
There were some very good supplementary fed heavy and extra heavy lambs on offer. One major export processor was absent from the usual buying group and the market was $5 to $15 softer.
An average supply of trade weight lambs was available. Light and medium weights sold from $170 to $188/head.
Despite domestic processors all operating across the heavy trade lamb’s prices slipped $10 with processors continuing to secure heavier feeder types.
Heavy trade lambs sold from $172 to $198/ head to average 808c/kg cwt. A very good supply of heavy lambs were on offer slipping $5 selling from $193 to $212/head.
Some excellent finished lambs across the export types were penned with the market slipping $5 to $15. Lambs over 26kg sold from $207 to $240/head.
Light lambs to the processors were in better supply selling from $107 to $179 Lambs going to feed were $10 softer selling from $175 to $202/head.
Merino lambs were $10 to $15 softer with heavy weights selling from $184 to $222/head.
Heavy mutton was $10 to $15 dearer. Heavy Merino ewes reached $226/head and heavy Cross bred ewes sold from $166 to $226/head. Medium weight sheep sold from $166 to $226/ head.