Corowa Saleyards

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The Corowa Saleyards is owned and managed by Federation Council and has been operating for more than sixty years.

The Corowa Saleyards has experienced consistent market growth over the last twenty years, at a time when the industry has faced a number of challenges including the impact of long term drought.

Recent upgrades to the facility, access and transport linkage improvements and strong management has ensured the Corowa Saleyards is one of the most highly regarded and utilised livestock facilities.

Location

The Corowa Saleyards is located on Honour Ave, on the North-East outskirts of the Corowa township.

Property Identification Code (PIC)

The PIC for the Corowa Saleyards is NF991802. This code is required to be nominated on transportation documentation.

Sale day

Sale days are held each Monday commencing at 10.00am and attract agents, farmers and members of the general public. A number of special sales are also held throughout the year.

Throughput

This highly successful facility is the fourth largest sheep and lamb livestock exchange facility in New South Wales and achieves an annual throughput of 700,000 sheep and lamb sales.

Sales have consistently grown at the Corowa Saleyards, having experienced a 36% increase over the last five years.

Recent Upgrades

Federation Council has committed to ongoing improvements of the facility to increase capacity through better utilisation of the existing site footprint. The upgrade has included:

  • 8 new ramps.
  • Additional holding pens and selling pens.
  • Landscaping and presentation improvements.
  • Signage and lighting improvements.   

Advertising

Federation Council is pleased to provide the opportunity for businesses, community groups and organisations to purchase advertising space at the Corowa Saleyards.

The revenue raised from selling advertising space at the facility will be directly used to fund ongoing marketing initiatives to effectively promote the Corowa Saleyards.

Contact Council for additional information on advertising opportunities.

Truck Wash

The operating hours of the truck wash located at the Corowa Saleyards will be changing effective 16 September 2019 to the following;

Open: Sunday 10am until Wednesday 4pm.

The truck wash facility was designed to be used for sale yard livestock transporters only. It is not designed as a regional wash down location.

Water Standpipe

A water standpipe fill point is located at the Corowa Saleyards next to the wash down bay.

The standpipe dispenses water for both private and commercial water carters. 

Find out how to access the standpipe. 

National Livestock Identification System Changes

Integrity Systems have implemented a number of important changes to the Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) National Vendor Declaration (NVD) effective 1 January 2021.

Only the current NVD Version 0720 and eNVD’s will be accepted to process stock through a sale.

Any vendors/producers presenting with older NVD versions or eDECs must follow the Integrity Systems eNVD process or contact their helpdesk, prior to the start of the sale, otherwise their stock cannot be sold through saleyards and they will be turned away.

This change will be effective from the first sale at the Corowa Saleyards on Monday 4 January 2021.

Pollution Incident Response Management Plan

The Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP) has been prepared as a requirement of the Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act 2011, the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 Part 5.7A, and the Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Amendment (Pollution Incident Response Management Plans) Regulation 2012.