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Sheep and lamb prices struggle as New Year sell-off begins

SHEEP and lamb prices generally either dropped or were unchanged for a larger yarding of 95,008 head on AuctionsPlus last week…Read More

Sheep Central, January 16, 2023

First 2023 wool prices lift despite big national offering

WOOL prices gained ground this week in the first auctions of 2023 despite one of the biggest national offerings in the past 12 months…Read More

Sheep Central, January 13, 2023

Forward wool market starts tentatively with first auctions

FORWARD wool trading started tentatively with the steady opening of the auction market this week…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, January 13, 2023

Wool auction prices push higher in last sale for 2022

WOOL prices recovered further at auctions across Australia this week, finishing the 2022 calendar year on a positive note underpinned by strong support for Merino types…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2022

Forward wool markets follow positive auction market trend

WOOL auctions continued on their merry way into the Christmas recess and the forward markets followed the trend, with levels rising right along the curve…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, December 16, 2022

AuctionsPlus sheep and lambs attract subdued demand

SUBDUED demand greeted a 20 percent increase in sheep and lamb numbers to 108,883 head on AuctionsPlus last week…Read More

Sheep Central, December 12, 2022

MLA to launch ‘live’ lamb and mutton indicators next year

MEAT & Livestock Australia has finished the final stage of a wide-ranging review of market indicators and will roll out ‘live’ online specific indicators for young cattle, lambs and mutton next year…Read More

Sheep Central, December 12, 2022

Wool prices rebound with easing of China COVID policies

AUSTRALIAN wool prices rebounded this week after China moved to relax some of its COVID zero policies, with renewed sales pushing the season-to-date turnover figure to $1.018m…Read More

Sheep Central, December 9, 2022

Forward wool market trading strengthens as auction prices lift

WHAT a difference a week makes, in another week of wool auctions dominated by global sentiment and rhetoric, but with an outcome that was far different…Read More

Guest Author, December 9, 2022

Elders Kingston SE claims AuctionsPlus sheep award double

ELDERS Kingston South East branch in South Australia has scored a double in the annual AuctionsPlus throughput awards – winning the top sheep assessor and agency awards for 2011-2022…Read More

Sheep Central, December 8, 2022

Wool auction price slump prompts bale withdrawals

MORE wool growers decided to hold clips back this week as auctions prices slumped for most Merino and crossbred wool categories…Read More

Sheep Central, December 2, 2022

Forward wool marketing extends into 2023

FORWARD wool market trading extended into next year in another week dominated by global sentiment and rhetoric…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, December 2, 2022

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