Chris Howie’s market wrap – March-April 2020

SHEEP producers who are worrying about the price they paid for feeder and backgrounding lambs are being advised not to panic. by Stockco business development manager Chris Howie in his latest market wrap…Read More

Chris Howie, April 3, 2020

AuctionsPlus Wool sells 477 bales as auction prices steady

AUCTIONSPLUS WOOL sold almost 500 bales of wool last week as prices stabilised in the auction market, despite the global COVID-19 pandemic…Read More

Sheep Central, April 1, 2020

Merino ewe lamb prices lift $6 in big AuctionsPlus offering

MERINO ewe lamb prices average $20 higher on AuctionsPlus last week, as the national online sheep offering stayed historically high…Read More

Sheep Central, March 30, 2020

New online sheep auction platform waives fees during COVID-19

NEW online sheep seller FarmGate Auctions is waiving listing fees for its livestock customers following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic…Read More

Sheep Central, March 30, 2020

NLRS sheep and lamb market in limbo due to COVID-19 impact

MEAT & Livestock Australia’s livestock market indicators have been temporarily suspended, under a raft of measures put in place through the National Livestock Reporting Service under COVID-19 constraints…Read More

Sheep Central, March 27, 2020

Wool buyers step back from online AuctionsPlus buying

WOOL buyers stepped back from online sourcing last week as the physical auction market was hit harder by the growing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic…Read More

Sheep Central, March 25, 2020

Western Australian ewes boost AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb offering

A LARGE offering of Western Australian ewes boosted AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings last week…Read More

Sheep Central, March 2, 2020

Light forward trading as black swans swamp wool industry

IN risk language, an unforeseeable disturbance is termed a ‘black swan’ event and this year has delivered the wool industry a bank of swans…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, March 2, 2020

Crossbred wethers hit $311 at Hamilton as mutton values surge

MUTTON prices hit record levels last week as export processors fought to fill orders from declining saleyard offerings…Read More

Terry Sim, February 28, 2020

Ballarat lambs gazump Bendigo to set new national record of $380

AUSTRALIA’S heavy lamb market went on a record-breaking streak in saleyards this week as numbers fell in some major centres, forcing buyers to pay more than 900c/kg and up to 1000c/kg for quality slaughter lines…Read More

Terry Sim, February 26, 2020

Crossbred and Merino ewes in demand on AuctionsPlus

CROSSBRED and Merino ewe prices increased on AuctionsPlus last week, but ewe and wether lamb values dropped…Read More

Sheep Central, February 24, 2020

Growers match supply to demand as coronavirus impacts loom

AUSTRALIA’S wool market continued to defy shipment and finance issues associated with China’s coronavirus outbreak last week, as growers’ desire to sell matches buyer demand…Read More

Sheep Central, February 21, 2020

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