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Corowa Sheep & Lamb Sale


Yarding    15705      Lambs    11028     Sheep    4677    comparison date  09/07/18
Change    1685       Change    758         Change  927

Lamb numbers lifted and quality was good. Trade and heavy lambs were well supplied and there was an increase in extra heavy lambs. Store lambs were limited to only a few pens. The market was dearer. The 2 score processing lambs lifted $14 on the heavier end and sold to $140/head. Medium and heavy trade lambs to 23kg were $10 to $15 dearer and sold from $144 to $201/head, averaging 760c to 780c with good quality trade weights over 800c/kg cwt. Heavy lambs were $8 to $14 dearer to sell from $185 to $214 and extra heavy lambs topped at $266/head. Most heavy lambs fell into the 710c to 750c/kg cwt range. Trade Merino lambs were $12 to $14 dearer and sold from $135 to $169 and heavier weights reached $200/head. Hogget sold to $190/head. Mutton number lifted and quality was mixed. Most of the sheep sold $10 to $15/head dearer. Medium weight ewes ranged from $112 to $152/head. Heavy crossbred ewes sold from $164 to $210/head. Most averaged 530c to 580c/kg cwt.











Tuesday 17th July 2018

Yarding  730                 comparison date  10/07/2018
Change  -270

Numbers declined moderately in a mixed quality offering. Supplementary assisted yearlings were in reasonable supply, although vealers were limited. Heavy steers and bullocks were limited, with a few pens of exceptionally heavy steers and bullocks on offer. Most of the usual buyers attended. The seasonal shortage of vealers saw prices from 255c to 306c/kg. Medium weight trade heifers sold to stronger price trends receiving 281c/kg. Trade steers were in demand, selling from 300c to 322c/kg. Medium weight feeder steers lifted 8c making from 288c to 302c/kg. Lighter weight feed heifers weighing 330-400kg sold 9c dearer to average 277c/kg. Competition for heavy export and domestic cattle was stronger, with prices tracking 8c to 15c/kg higher. The better quality pens of prime C3 steers and bullocks made from 300c to 326c/kg.


Wednesday 18th July 2018

Yarding  600                      Comparison date 11/07/2018
Change   180

Numbers increased and quality improved, with good numbers of high yielding types offered. A full field of buyers attended and demand was stronger over all categories. The better finished beef cows tracked 4c dearer, making from 230c to 258c/kg. The D2 and D3 medium weight cows sold 8c dearer making from 190c to 245c/kg. A fair selection of bulls sold to the usual gallery of buyers. The better conditioned bulls made from 220c to 254c/kg.


Wangaratta Weekly Market

Wangaratta Fat Cattle Market: 5th July 2018

Yarding: 242              Comparison date: 21st June 2018

Change: +53

A full field of buyers came forward to the Wangaratta Livestock Exchange with total of 242 head being offered which consisted of 219 young cattle, 22 cows and 1 bull.
Quality was plain with most showing the seasonal effects. Some line of grain fed trade cattle sold to solid enquiry and heavy cows met greater demand but for most the market was firm on recent weeks.



             Bullocks     +550          260.0 to 365.0
             Steers         450-550    255.0 to 270.0
             Heifers       -500          268.2 to 302.6
             Lot Feed     -500          285.0 to 315.0
             Vealers                       280.0 to 300.0
             Cows                          190.0 to 220.0