Markets

Chris Howie’s market wrap: Spotting the price trends

SHEEP and cattle prices trends will start to appear over the next month, but opinions differ on the supply situation, according to Chris Howie in his latest market wrap…Read More

Chris Howie, April 7, 2021

Prices shift as AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb offerings rise

AUCTIONSPLUS’ sheep and lamb offerings continued to increase last week, rising 11 percent to 107,418 head and flow of stock over the past two weeks has had a notable impact on prices, especially for the joined ewe lines…Read More

Sheep Central, March 22, 2021

Online wool sales settle as physical auction rates fall

ONLINE wool buying eased last week — with 151 bales traded — as prices eased on the physical auction market…Read More

Sheep Central, March 22, 2021

Wool growers hold as demand softens with larger offerings

AUSTRALIAN wool brokers passed in more clips this week as finance issues and softer demand contributed to a general weakening in wool prices at national auctions. The Australian Wool Exchange..Read More

Terry Sim, March 19, 2021

Chris Howie’s livestock market wrap: Avoid decision paralysis

MAKING sense of livestock and red meat supply, demand and price information is becoming more difficult, but Stockco business development manager Chris Howie advises sheep, goat and cattle producers to be wary of decision paralysis…Read More

Chris Howie, March 9, 2021

Online wool buying eases as auction offering increases

WOOL buying activity eased slightly on the AuctionsPlus offer board last week as more clips were offered at national physical auctions…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2021

Quality ewes attract strong interest at Elders Wycheproof sale

IN the absence of an early Autumn break, quality lines of store sheep met strong inquiry from greener parts of the country, at the Wycheproof on Friday, with first cross ewe lambs selling to a saleyard record of $390…Read More

Murray Arnel, March 1, 2021

First cross ewe and composite lamb prices lift in AuctionsPlus sales

STORE sheep and prices generally fell further in online sales last week, despite the AuctionsPlus offering dropping 13 percent to 84,228 head…Read More

Sheep Central, March 1, 2021

Online wool sales contract as auction offering balloons

ONLINE wool sales contracted on AuctionsPlus last week as more clips were offered at physical auctions and the Australian currency strengthened…Read More

Sheep Central, March 1, 2021

Australian Merino growers hold clips as wool prices drop

AUSTRALIAN growers passed in almost 20 percent of the wool offered at auctions this week as the prices for all Merino lines fell this week…Read More

Sheep Central, February 26, 2021

Forward wool trading hit by currency movement

WOOL forward markets continued to trade in premium early this week across all microns and maturities, but pulled back against modest demand and as the Australian dollar strengthened against the US currency…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, February 26, 2021

Short-tailed Merino ewes were ‘the buy of the day’ at Parkdale

TRANGIE wool grower Tim Burns has paid just $230 for the first offering of short-tailed Merino ewes in Australia and he believes he got the deal of the day…Read More

Terry Sim, February 24, 2021

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