There was 9695 first-cross ewes yarded at Corowa for the annual blue ribbon sale on Friday.
The top price was $238 while prices for the 2022-drop ewes ranged from $100 to $238, and values for the 2023-drop ewes varied from $120 to $144.
The top priced pen was sold by W and D Bott, Coachworth Nominees, Coreen.
Their top pen were 828 March/April 2022 drop, September shorn and unjoined, by Talagi and Raywill Border Leicester rams from Alma-blood Merino ewes.
Other sales of 2022 drop ewes included 1100 July drop, and September shorn, by Cadell Border Leicester rams from Alma-blood Merino ewes sold by Colin Harper, Ariah Park, for $228; AJ and JC Allen, Byawatha, sold 500 June/July drop, September shorn by Retallack Border Leicesters from Rocky Point Merino ewes for $210; and, 300 June/July drop September shorn ewes by Retallack BL rams sold for $219 sold by P Drum Pty Ltd, Balldale.
Sales of 2023 drop ewes included 100 March/April drop, September shorn by Deleware BL rams from Meadow View-blood Merino ewes sold for $144 on account Sunshine Farms, Brockelsby.
The sale was conducted by AWN, Elders, Corcoran Parker, Paull and Scollard Nutrien and BUR.
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