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Corowa Sheep & Lamb Sale

COROWA WEEKLY MARKET REPORT 19th June 2017

Yarding  16500                      Lambs   13400                Sheep    3100             Comparison Date:5th June
Change   250                          Change   0                       Change    250

Numbers were firm on last sale and included 2,400 Merino lambs with some excellent quality lambs in all weight categories and
most lambs were of trade weight. Prices began back on the last sale but improved to be down by only $1 to $4 on the trade
weights and $7 to $10/head on the heavy and extra heavy lambs. Restockers were not as active and this reflected in the prices
easing $10 to $15/head.Light trade weight lambs made $131 to $158, medium trade sold from $142 to $169 to average 695c/kg cwt and the heavy
trade lambs sold from $150 to $180/head. Heavy lambs sold from $165 to $186 and extra heavy lambs sold from $176 to
$195/head. Merino lambs 22kg and above made to $165 and crossbred hoggets sold to $190/head.Numbers were firm in a mixed quality yarding of mutton which saw prices ease $20/head from the previous sale. Medium 3 score Merino ewes 18 to 24kg sold from $104 to $140/head. The best crossbred ewes made $175, Merino ewes sold to $180 and
Merino wethers sold to $177/head.

NVLX WODONGA WEEKLY MARKETS

NVLX CATTLE MARKET REPORT 20th &14th June 2017

Tuesday 20th June

Yarding  1000       comparison date 13th June 2017

Change   -519

Numbers declined significantly and quality was very mixed over all weights and grades. The usual buying group were present however, not all processors operated fully. There was limited restocker activity while feedlot demand stepped up with an extra order in place. The mixed quality supply of vealers sold to stronger competition, for select pens of well finished veal. Vealers sold from 300c to 385c/kg. Medium weight trade heifers were limited, selling from 270c to 314c/kg. The mixed quality supply of trade steers lacked competition in places which caused prices to fluctuate. The better finished trade steers sold from 300c to 359c/kg. There was an extra feedlot order in place which caused a price lift. Well-bred steers 330-400kg reached a top price of 356c, to average 327c/kg. There were more feed lot orders in place for yearling heifers and prices were 3c/kg dearer. The lighter weights sold from 300c to 334c/kg. The mixed quality offering of grown steers and bullocks sold to a small field of buyers. The better quality pens of prime C3 steers and bullocks sold from 280c to 308c/kg.

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Yarding   600                comparison date 14th June 2017

Change   -12

Numbers were marginally lower in a mixed quality yarding, with all weights and grades represented. The usual field of buyers
were in attendance and operating. Restockers were also active purchasing lighter weight plain conditioned younger types.
Heavy cows eased 3c making from 236c to 256c/kg. Medium weight 3 score cows sold 3c/kg cheaper. The bulk of the D3 and D2
lines sold from 215c to 246c/kg. Store cows sold to weaker demand at 187c to 214c/kg. The dairy portion was mixed in quality
making from 174c to 230c/kg. A mixed quality selection of bulls sold to the usual gallery of buyers. The better shaped bulls made from 265c to 300c/kg.

Wangaratta Weekly Market

Wangaratta Fat Cattle Market  22nd June 2017

Yarding: 135                           Comparison date: 15th June 2017

Change: -95

The lightest yarding for years came forward at the Wangaratta Livestock Exchange when only 135 head were yarded. This was 95 less than last week and comprised of 104 young cattle and 26 cows and 5 bulls.Overall quality was good with a reasonable selection of grown heifers on offer, only the odd bullock and very few steers. There was also a reasonable offering of vealers and fattened yearlings penned. Only 26 cows were yarded. Demand was strong for the heavier steers and vealers firm. Heifers sold 4 cents dearer while yearling cattle were 5 to 8 cents dearer.Cows sold at firm rates.

Quotations:

                      Bullocks               +550           271.2 to 290.0
                      Steers                   450-550     282.2 to 318.6
                      Steers                  -450           296.6 to 338.0
                      Heifers                +500           246.6 to 280.0
                      Heifers                 -500           286.0 to 326.6
                      Vealers                                  352.2 to 401.2
                      Beef Cows                              215.6 to 243.2
                      Bulls                                      230.0 to 250.0