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More scanned in-lamb Merino ewes are snapped up online

MORE scanned in-lamb Merino ewes helped increase the AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings last week, with the overall offering increasing for the first time since April…Read More

Sheep Central, June 7, 2021

AuctionsPlus online wool sales lift with renewed demand

AUCTIONSPLUS online wool sales increased slightly last week as demand also increased for most Merino and crossbred wools at physical auctions…Read More

Sheep Central, June 7, 2021

Chris Howie’s market wrap: Sheep feed shortage and keen trade lamb demand

RELIANCE on the season has never been more evident with sheep feed in short supply, reports Chris Howie, with a dramatic increase in immature lambs being drafted for sale in the south, and ewe and lamb units being offered. ..Read More

Chris Howie, June 2, 2021

Merino lamb and ewe prices improve on AuctionsPlus

ONLY Merino categories enjoyed average price increases in online trading on the AuctionsPlus platform last week…Read More

Sheep Central, May 24, 2021

Online wool bale sales double with medium micron interest

WOOL bale sales more than doubled on the AuctionsPlus online offer board last week as the physical auction market also improved…Read More

Sheep Central, May 24, 2021

AuctionsPlus lamb clearance rates improve as Winter approaches

CLEARANCE rates improved for some AuctionsPlus online sheep and lamb categories last week as sellers considered the approach of Winter…Read More

Sheep Central, May 17, 2021

Broad Merino wool in demand in online trading

BROADER Merino wool was in demand in a reduced trading week on AuctionsPlus’ offer board last week…Read More

Sheep Central, May 17, 2021

Chris Howie’s market wrap: Season in south starting to bite

DETERIORATING pasture conditions have brought lambs forward, covering processor requirements into May, but the impact of African Swine Fever is still driving demand, Chris Howie writes in his monthly wrap of market trends and opportunities…Read More

Chris Howie, May 3, 2021

Online sheep and lamb listings surge for cautious buyers

ONLINE sheep and lamb listings almost doubled last week, crashing clearance rates and prices in some categories, and especially for joined and scanned in-lamb ewes as producers look to their feed reserves…Read More

Sheep Central, April 19, 2021

Buyers hit AuctionsPlus for fine wools after Easter break

ONLINE wool buying activity increased on AuctionsPlus last week as physical auctions resumed to softer demand after the Easter recess…Read More

Sheep Central, April 19, 2021

Fine Merino wool in demand at post-Easter auction sales

FINE Merino fleece prices improved in national auctions this week, reaching a two-year high for 17 micron wool in Melbourne, as sales resumed after the annual one-week Easter recess…Read More

Sheep Central, April 16, 2021

Light forward wool trading as auctions resume

FORWARD wool trading was light as the physical auction sales made a relatively tepid after the Easter recess…Read More

Sheep Central, April 16, 2021

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