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Corowa Sheep Report

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Report Date: 16th May 2022

Total Yarding: 9600

Agents penned a mixed quality yarding with pens to suit all buying types. There were good lambs were available, however, some lambs are showing dryness and buyers were prepared to pay a premium for freshly shorn lots. The regular buyers were present operating in a market firm to $10 dearer.

With the exception of a few pens of excellent quality trade weight lambs lifting $10 the market was unchanged. Heavy trade lambs sold over a big prices spread from $180 to $206/head to average 799c/kg cwt. Heavy and extra heavy export type lambs jumped $10 with heavy lambs from 24.1kg to 26kg selling from $193 to $219/head. Numbers and buyer competition increased across the extra heavy weights with 26 to 30kg lambs selling from $210 to $243/head. Over 30kg lambs sold up to $259/head. Export type lambs averaged 754c/kg cwt.

Merino Lambs were well supplied with heavy weights gaining momentum selling from $189 to $220/head.

Mutton was well supplied and the market was firm to $10 stronger. Heavy cross bred ewes sold from $198 to $210/head and heavy merino ewes up to $211/head. Significant Merino wethers were on offer with heavy weights selling from $174 to $188/head.

Market Reporter; Caroline Ronald.