Markets

First cross ewes to $424, Merinos to $358 at Deniliquin

BREEDERS’ lines of empty, unjoined ewes and those scanned in-lamb with high percentages met the best demand at the Deniliquin store sheep sale on Friday…Read More

Murray Arnel, January 18, 2021

South-west Victorian sheep and lamb offering dominates online

AUSTRALIA’S online sheep and lamb offering fell by about 54,000 to 135,895 head last week, despite some large commercial ewe sales…Read More

Sheep Central, December 14, 2020

Chinese retail demand prompts lift in Australian wool prices

RENEWED demand from mainly China has lifted the Australian wool market this week, raising crossbred and Merino fleece prices…Read More

Sheep Central, December 11, 2020

Wool auction action spurs forward market activity

BROAD wool-buying interest pushed the spot auction market higher this week as exporters and processors finalised their prompt purchases ahead of the Christmas/New Year recess…Read More

Sheep Central, December 11, 2020

Chris Howie’s livestock market wrap: What’s in front of us?

POSITIVITY in the livestock industry should be the focus leading into 2021, says Chris Howie, as he outlines why experience and understanding trumps luck in understanding the trends, and why producers should not get wound up about market indicators…Read More

Chris Howie, December 9, 2020

Strong demand for crossbred and Merino ewes continues

CROSSBRED and Merino ewes continued to be in strong demand on AuctionsPlus last week, with first cross ewe lambs selling to $372, Merino ewes to $344 and composites making to $300…Read More

Sheep Central, December 7, 2020

Wool forward markets hold steady into New Year

WOOL forward markets were again steady last week as growers and traders looked for a little certainty in the early New Year period…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, December 7, 2020

Wool prices go down then up for little weekly change

IMPROVED buyer interest on the second day of wool auctions this week helped the market’s price benchmark hold ground this week…Read More

Sheep Central, December 4, 2020

First cross ewes sold with lambs add a new string to Brent’s bow

HIGH cattle prices pointed New South Wales sheep producer Brent Medway in a different and profitable direction this year…Read More

Terry Sim, December 2, 2020

First cross ewes with lambs peak at $624 on AuctionsPlus

FIRST cross ewes with lambs sold to a new national record of $624 on AuctionsPlus last week as store sheep values faltered, although buyers continued to favour fertility and youth…Read More

Sheep Central, November 30, 2020

Australian wool prices steady as clip gets stronger

WOOL prices generally steadied in Australia this week, with improvements in fine and medium Merino fleece and carding type values in some auction centres…Read More

Sheep Central, November 27, 2020

Forward wool marketing stabilises as auction market steadies

FORWARD wool trading stabilised this week as the physical auction market steadied after weeks of volatility…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, November 27, 2020

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