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Prior performance underpins new national record for crossbred SIL ewes

Sheep price records continue to fall like ten-pins on AuctionsPlus, with the latest being a new national record-high for crossbred ewes in lamb set during yesterday’s weekly sale…Read More

Jon Condon, July 1, 2020

New season Merino and crossbred lambs push AuctionsPlus offering to 74,000 head

Sheep and lamb numbers continued their uphill trajectory on AuctionsPlus this week, with throughput increasing by 1985 head to total 74,011 head. Merino wether lambs and crossbred lambs reported large increases in listings, as new season lambs are starting to hit the market…Read More

Sheep Central, June 27, 2020

AuctionsPlus Wool comment

This week saw the EMI slump to its lowest price since 2015, finishing the week at 1110c, 29c down on last week…Read More

Sheep Central, June 27, 2020

Wool prices fall further, with slight recovery in later sales

AUSTRALIAN wool growers met the market as wool prices fell further this week, with a slight improvement in rates before the close of the last sales for the 2019/20 season…Read More

Sheep Central, June 26, 2020

Full wool scanned in-lamb Merino ewes to $353 on AuctionsPlus

RESTOCKERS paid to $353 for young Merino ewes and to $395 for ewe-lamb units on AuctionsPlus last week as values held steady for most other online offerings…Read More

Sheep Central, June 22, 2020

Lowest number of wool bales at auction since 1995

Australian wool prices have risen for the second consecutive week as brokers offered the lowest number of bales since 1995 for the weekly auctions…Read More

Sheep Central, June 5, 2020

Do your numbers on $400 young Merino ewes, producers warned

SHEEP restockers are being warned to do their numbers as figures of $400 or more are being touted for young Merino ewes this spring…Read More

Fiona Myers, June 3, 2020

MLA’s sheep and cattle market indicators back in action

MEAT & Livestock Australia’s full suite of cattle and sheep market indicators will return from tomorrow, 3 June, after being suspended since March due to COVID-19 disruptions to market reporting…Read More

Sheep Central, June 2, 2020

West-to-east sheep trend ongoing with AuctionsPlus offering

DEMAND for sheep continued this week, despite the declining numbers on offer on AuctionsPlus, with an 86pc clearance overall among the 63,028 head offered. ..Read More

Sheep Central, May 31, 2020

Wool prices improve slightly as demand meets lower supplies

AUSTRALIAN wool prices recovered slightly this week, with improvement in Merino and crossbred values, as the limited supplies matched current demand…Read More

Sheep Central, May 29, 2020

Highlights in slow week for forward wool marketing

IT was a slow week for wool forward market trading volumes, although there were a couple of highlights in this time when commodity markets generally struggle to find good news…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, May 29, 2020

AuctionsPlus online wool sales increase

ONLINE wool purchases increased on AuctionsPlus over the past week, possibly because of the lower industry-wide offerings…Read More

Sheep Central, May 29, 2020

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