COROWA MARKET 20 JAN 2020
YARDING 13931 LAMB 9064 SHEEP 4867
CHANGE 395 CHANGE 84 CHANGE 311
Lamb numbers were similar and the quality continues to be good. There were mostly heavy and extra heavy lambs offered. Trade weights
were limited and there were only a few store lambs. Heavy Merino lambs increased slightly in numbers. The market lifted $2 to $5/head
across most grades.
The 2 score processing lambs sold from $100 to $128/head. Medium and heavy trade lambs to 24kg made from $154 to $198/head. Heavy
lambs, 24 to 26kg sold from $192 to $214/head with most averaging from 750c to 780c/kg cwt. Lambs heavier than 26kg made from $201 to
a top of $250/head. Heavy Merino lambs sold from $195 to $208/head. The best of the heavy hoggets reached $220/head.
Mutton numbers were steady and the quality good. Prices eased on the light and medium 1 and 2 score sheep while a larger run of heavy
weights lifted $7 to $8/head. Medium weight ewes sold from $108 to $150/head. Heavy crossbred ewes sold from $173 to $225 and Merinos
reached $201/head. Most were averaging from 600c to 630c/kg cwt.