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Online wool sales hit by falling demand before Christmas

AUCTIONSPLUS wool sales were confined to a 25-bale line of Merino fleece wool last week as demand followed the pre-Christmas trend of auction trading…Read More

Sheep Central, December 10, 2019

Merino ewe hoggets sell to $262 on AuctionsPlus

DEMAND intensified for breeding sheep on AuctionsPlus last week, with Merino ewe hoggets selling to $262 and older ewes making to $252…Read More

Sheep Central, December 9, 2019

Saleyard numbers move trade lamb price closer to mutton rate

SALEYARD trade, export and restocker lamb prices slipped across the eastern states in the past week as seasonal conditions and water concerns increased sales of lighter lambs in the north and the southern sucker turn-off gained momentum…Read More

Sheep Central, December 6, 2019

Shipping deadlines, a stronger dollar and volumes hit wool demand

AUSTRALIAN wool prices continued to deteriorate this week as demand was hit by a stronger dollar and increased supply, and tightening shipping deadlines leading up to the Chinese New Year…Read More

Sheep Central, December 6, 2019

Forward wool market tires as pre-Christmas demand wanes

THE forward wool market finally fatigued this week as buyers finally relinquished their support into the first quarter of 2020…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, December 6, 2019

Chris Howie’s southern market wrap – November 2019

The sheep, lamb and goat space is bouncing along nicely, with lambs from Victoria and south-east South Australia yielding well and many being trucked to northern New South Wales and southern works for slaughter…Read More

Chris Howie, December 4, 2019

Lamb wholesaler stays in administration with debts over $5m

A Queensland-based meat wholesale business remains in voluntary administration this week, after creditors expressed opposition to a Deed of Company Arrangement proposed during a meeting on Friday…Read More

Jon Condon, November 8, 2019

TFI releases $8-plus crossbred lamb contract for Tamworth

AUSTRALIA’S first 2019/20 summer lamb and mutton contracts were released today by Thomas Foods International as the company moves to secure future supplies for its Tamworth plant…Read More

Terry Sim, October 31, 2019

Red meat strategy launched, structure still a work in progress

THE Red Meat 2030 plan released today outlines a strategy for Australia’s red meat sector for the next 10 years. How the industry governance bodies that will deliver that strategy will be structured over that period is still in question…Read More

James Nason, October 16, 2019

Red Meat 2030 plan aims to double red meat sales value in 10 years

A PLAN to guide and grow Australia’s red meat industry over the next 10 years has been released this morning, setting an ambitious goal to double the value of industry sales to $57 billion and triple the amount of capital invested in the sector within the next decade…Read More

Sheep Central, October 16, 2019

How the red meat sector backs Foodbank’s vital protein program

LEARN how a collaborative protein program is uniting generous companies in the meat and freight industry to help tackle Australia’s hunger problem…Read More

Sheep Central, October 14, 2019

SA livestock carrier convicted and fined $5000 for sheep cruelty

A SOUTH Australian livestock transporter who threw live and dead sheep off his truck into a pile has been convicted on animal cruelty charges and fine $5000 in the Horsham Magistrate’s Court…Read More

Sheep Central, October 8, 2019

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