Prices ease at Corowa market

TAKING THE BIDS: Action from the weekly Corowa sheep and lamb market. Picture: Supplied
TAKING THE BIDS: Action from the weekly Corowa sheep and lamb market. Picture: Supplied

VENDORS sold 14,779 sheep and lambs at Corowa on Monday.

Despite another very good quality yarding prices eased $5 to $12/head with a significant number of pens passed in. One major domestic processor was absent from the usual buying group.

Light and medium trade remain limited with feedlots and restockers stepping into some unfinished lots. Lambs going to the processors sold from $168 to $194/head slipping $7 to $10/head.

Heavy trade weighing from 22 to 24kg slipped $13 selling from $190 with the odd penning making $215/head to average 864c/kg cwt. Lambs sold from $200 to $228 easing $11/head. Extra Heavy export types over 26kg made from $220 to $260/head.