Market trends $5 to $15 less

TAKING THE BIDS: A file image showing action from the Corowa sheep and lamb market. Picture: Supplied

TAKING THE BIDS: A file image showing action from the Corowa sheep and lamb market. Picture: Supplied

VENDORS sold 13,980 sheep and lambs at the Corowa market on Monday.

According to market reporter Caroline Ronald the market was $5 to $15 softer. An average supply of trade weight lambs was available. Light and medium weights sold from $170 to $188/head.

Despite domestic processors all operating across the heavy trade lamb's prices slipped $10 with processors continuing to secure heavier feeder types.

Heavy trade lambs sold from $172 to $198/head to average 808c/kg cwt. A very good supply of heavy lambs were on offer slipping $5 selling from $193 to $212/head. Some excellent finished lambs across the export types were penned with the market slipping $5 to $15. Lambs over 26kg sold from $207 to $240/head. Light lambs to the processors were in better supply selling from $107 to $179 Lambs going to feed were $10 softer selling from $175 to $202/head. Merino lambs were $10 to $15 softer with heavy weights selling from $184 to $222.