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Guyra wethers hit $203 and lamb prices continue to climb

Sheep Central, 07 April 2017

MERINO wethers sold for more than $200 at Guyra and lamb prices continued to climb in saleyards this week as tightening supplies were restricted further by rain across northern New South Wales.

UK livestock leader urges Australia to aim for single sheep EID scanning

Terry Sim, 10 March 2017

VICTORIAN saleyard managers have been advised to avoid double scanning of sheep if possible to minimise equipment, labour costs and scanning rate discrepancies.

NSW saleyard lamb prices dip as Bendigo rates lift despite quality

Sheep Central, 22 February 2017

SALEYARD lamb prices started to generally retreat from record levels this week, as more lambs were offered and buyers showed resistance to current rates.

Slaughter lamb prices surge as saleyard offerings dip

Sheep Central, 15 February 2017

LAMB prices surged in major saleyards his week, with strong domestic and export processor demand for reduced yardings in some big New South Wales and Victorian centres.

Extra heavy lambs reach record price of $256 at Ballarat as demand peaks

Sheep Central, 01 February 2017

LIMITED supplies of quality trade and heavy lambs are driving saleyard prices to record levels and increasing processor grid rates as domestic and export processors struggle to fill orders.

Trade and heavy lamb prices strengthen as Australia Day approaches

Sheep Central, 20 January 2017

TRADE and heavy lamb prices continued to strengthen mid-week, spurred on by domestic processors building Australia Day campaign supplies and keen exporters.

Season and lack of supply hits lamb contracts hard, forcing saleyard action

Sheep Central, 18 January 2017

LAMB processors hit by lack of contract supplies and quality have helped pushed prices still higher this week, building on a strong start in saleyards last week.

Trade lamb prices under pressure, but light weights are in demand

Sheep Central, 09 December 2016

TRADE lambs continued to come under price pressure in some saleyards mid-week as the southern turn-off began to peak, with almost 60,000 lambs yarded at Hamilton.

Restockers apply heat as processors cool trade lamb rates down

Sheep Central, 07 December 2016

SALEYARD slaughter lamb prices fell further this week as the southern Victorian lamb turn-off started to peak, but restocker prices were firm to better.

AuctionsPlus’ record month boosted by ewes and restocker lambs

Sheep Central, 05 December 2016

A BIG weekly sheep and lamb offering has clinched a record monthly result for online saleyard AuctionsPlus of 341,791 head in November.