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AAM Group to leave Regional Livestock Exchanges network

INVESTOR and agri project manager AAM Group will no longer manage the Regional Livestock Exchanges saleyard network across Eastern Australia from the end of September, following developments announced earlier today…Read More

Sheep Central, September 9, 2022

AuctionsPlus listings hit lowest level in 19 months

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings this week saw the lowest offering since January 2021, with just 32,257 head offered. Lamb offerings were hit with the impacts of selective buying, while the joined ewe market registered higher prices and mixed clearance rates…Read More

Sheep Central, August 12, 2022

Wool market slumps first week back after three-week recess

AUSTRALIA’S wool auction market moved substantially down this week, with the main price benchmark dropping 45 cents…Read More

Sheep Central, August 12, 2022

Auction and forward wool markets start season slow

THE forward wool market remained quiet as auctions recommenced this week after a three-week recess. Exporters reported one of the quietest breaks on record with minimal activity coming from offshore…Read More

Terry Sim, August 12, 2022

AuctionsPlus reports record gross sales of $3.5 billion

ONLINE rural marketplace AuctionsPlus has reported record gross merchandise sales in 2021-22 of $3.5 billion, up 49 percent on the previous year…Read More

Sheep Central, August 10, 2022

Online offerings drop 27pc, with Merino and first cross prices down

Numbers eased last week through AuctionsPlus commercial sheep and lamb sales, with the 50,058 head offered down 27pc on the previous week. Results were mixed, with Merino and first cross categories back on the previous week, while other categories strengthened…Read More

Sheep Central, June 11, 2022

Livestock prices tipped to fall as herd, flock rebuilds slow

AUSTRALIA’S official government commodity forecaster is expecting livestock prices to fall over the next financial year, as the pace of herd and flock rebuilds fuelled by successive above-average rainfall years begins to slow…Read More

James Nason, June 7, 2022

Chris Howie on chops, ewes, lambs and AUS-MEAT

KING Island chops, online sheep selling issues, buying opportunities, lamb price predictions, AUS-MEAT’s dispute settlement role and advice for job seekers all get an airing in Chris Howie’s latest market wrap…Read More

Guest Author, April 7, 2022

Only shedding lambs survive price dive on AuctionsPlus

LAMB prices generally fell on AuctionsPlus last week as the number of commercial sheep and lambs on the online platform increased 17 percent to 121,947 head…Read More

Sheep Central, March 14, 2022

Solid wool price gains in highly competitive market

AUSTRALIA’S wool price benchmark this week made its largest weekly increase since October last year…Read More

Sheep Central, February 4, 2022

Forward wool market offers rise as auction prices lift

WOOL buyers lifted forward market offers as the spot auction delivered its strongest week since June 2021 and the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator rose 42 cents…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, February 4, 2022

Improved demand lifts saleyard trade lamb prices

SHEEP and lamb prices mostly improved at major eastern states saleyard markets today as Omicron impacts eased among processor workforces, especially in Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, January 31, 2022

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