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New season lamb numbers rise online as prices trend down

AN increasing supply of new season lambs represented 63pc of the AuctionsPlus catalogue this week, with price averages trending downward across five of the six lamb categories. ..Read More

Sheep Central, September 25, 2021

Chris Howie’s market wrap: The season, bloodlines and ‘flash’ sales

ONLINE bidding interfaces have reintroduced the opportunity for local communities to hold “flash sales” in smaller saleyard locations decommissioned in favour of larger regional centres…Read More

Chris Howie, September 2, 2021

Chris Howie’s market wrap: First sucker lambs hit saleyards

TRADE enquiry for the first new season’s lambs has been very good with first-draft suckers at the Forbes’ saleyards making $9.50-$10/kg, plus clean fresh skins worth $10-$12. ..Read More

Chris Howie, August 2, 2021

Larger online sheep and lamb listings meet strong demand

AUCTIONSPLUS sheep and lamb listings increased for the second consecutive week, up four percent from last week to 57,578 head…Read More

Sheep Central, July 31, 2021

Online wool sales top at 2500c/kg for 14.6 micron bale despite recess

WHILE the annual recess for physical selling centres continued this week, the AuctionsPlus offer board remained active…Read More

Sheep Central, July 31, 2021

Sheep and lamb prices and clearances lift on AuctionsPlus

PRICES and clearances improved across most sheep and lamb categories on the AuctionsPlus platform last week…Read More

Terry Sim, July 26, 2021

Online sheep and lamb prices and clearances lift

SHEEP and lambs sold dearer in several categories on AuctionsPlus last week as listings dropped 16 percent to 45,371 head and clearance rates increased…Read More

Sheep Central, July 19, 2021

AuctionsPlus wool sales lift before three-week auction recess

ONLINE wool sales increased last week, with buyers snapping up mainly suitable fine Merino fleece lines…Read More

Sheep Central, July 19, 2021

Rowensville ultrafine wool tops bouyant auction market

NON-MULESED ultrafine Merino wool sold for up 9000c/kg for south-west Victorian growers this week in the highest Australian auction prices paid for several years…Read More

Terry Sim, July 16, 2021

Merino and crossbred wool prices peak at auction

AUSTRALIAN wool prices pushed still higher this week, despite almost 50,000 bales being offered in the second auction series of the new season and the last week before the annual three-week mid-year recess…Read More

Sheep Central, July 16, 2021

Wool growers focus forward hedging at fine end

GROWERS focused their forward hedging on fine wools as auction  prices closed on a steady note, with the major movement between microns…Read More

Guest Author, July 16, 2021

Australian wool prices hold up in face of larger volumes

AUSTRALIAN wool prices held generally firm in the face of the largest weekly offering this year, apart from losses in the finer micron categories…Read More

Sheep Central, July 9, 2021

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