Chris Howie’s southern market wrap – July 2019

This sheep space is still looking very good with sheep feed appearing in southern areas and even though the drought is still biting hard in many areas the sale price allows some consolation, writes Chris Howie in this month’s update of southern livestock market trends and opportunities ahead…Read More

Chris Howie, August 2, 2019

How do winter lamb prices compare to slaughter prices in spring?

The AuctionsPlus Market Insights team recently looked at the correlation between new season store lamb prices through the winter months, and how historical slaughter lamb prices perform in spring…Read More

Tom Rookyard, AuctionsPlus Market Insights, July 31, 2019

Heavy Merino lamb record at Dubbo

Agents at Dubbo have claimed a new national record with a line of heavy Merino lambs selling for $307.20 a head…Read More

Sheep Central, July 29, 2019

Victoria’s seasonal fortunes reflected in AuctionsPlus trading

Lamb prices remain around record levels, with this price pressure also feeding down to all stock categories in the yards and online. Particularly as saleyard numbers are currently receding, processors have been looking online to fill supply…Read More

Sheep Central, July 27, 2019

Wool growers urged to trade forward to counter global conditions

WOOL growers would be prudent to consider forward marketing into the New Year as global conditions and market indicators point to a continued decline in prices…Read More

Simon Hood, Southern Aurora Markets, July 15, 2019

Trade lamb prices surge and Ballarat sets $354 Victorian record

LAMB prices continued to surge in saleyards this week, despite lower numbers being offered for fewer active buyers at some centres…Read More

Terry Sim, July 12, 2019

Australian wool prices lift in sale sales before mid-year recess

AUSTRALIAN wool prices have managed to lift by up to 40 cents in the last week of auctions before the annual mid-year three-week recess…Read More

Sheep Central, July 12, 2019

Wool market lift continues with early online AuctionsPlus sales

A LIFT in Australia’s wool auction market last week has translated into rejuvenated demand for lines offered online, AuctionsPlus has reported…Read More

Sheep Central, July 10, 2019

Australia’s first $10/kg new season lamb contract welcomed

AUSTRALIA’S first $10 a kilogram contract price for new season lambs is expected to offer security to flock owners planning lot-feeding and restocking budgets…Read More

Terry Sim, July 8, 2019

Goat meat pricing helps TFI as sheep and lamb supplies drop

RECORD goat meat pricing has helped major meat processor Thomas Foods International maintain its usual winter slaughter schedule despite waning lamb and sheep supplies…Read More

Terry Sim, May 29, 2019

Saleyard trade and heavy lamb prices continue to climb

LAMB and mutton prices continued to rise in saleyards early this week putting further pressure on domestic and export processors seeking quality supplies…Read More

Terry Sim, May 22, 2019

Victorian saleyards and abattoirs exceeding 90pc EID tag read rates

VICTORIAN saleyards and abattoirs are continuing to scan electronic sheep and goat identifications at read rates of more than 90 percent, according to Agriculture Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2019

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