Superfine wool leads the way in auction market lift

THE Australian wool market lifted this week, driven by strong increases in fine Merino fleece types and aided by currency movements…Read More

Sheep Central, December 8, 2023

Forward wool market struggles with little selling activity

AUSTRALIA’S wool auction market started cautiously on Tuesday with little change and the forward trading struggled with a lack of activity on the selling side…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, December 8, 2023

Lamb prices lift to 630c/kg in Hamilton and to 646c/kg in Dubbo

QUALITY trade and export lamb prices tipped over 600c/kg carcase weight and up to 630c/kg in Hamilton today, highlighting the growing demand for quality from domestic processors and exporters…Read More

Sheep Central, December 4, 2023

Renewed demand drives AuctionsPlus lamb prices higher

MOST lamb and some sheep category prices improved on AuctionsPlus last week and fierce competition lifted the overall clearance 21 points to 86 percent…Read More

Sheep Central, December 4, 2023

Struggling auctions leave forward wool market becalmed

The wool auction market struggled to keep the momentum going last week as we moved closer to the Christmas recess…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, December 4, 2023

Superfine wool prices hold up as dollar strengthens

AUSTRALIAN wool prices eased this week, heavily influenced by currency movements, but underpinned by better superfine prices and Chinese demand…Read More

Sheep Central, December 1, 2023

Lamb processors under pressure to show producers the money

LAMB processors are expected to be under increased pressure to offer higher forward prices as recent rain eases producer concerns about Summer feed availability…Read More

Terry Sim, November 29, 2023

Sheep and lamb producers more confident on prices in 2024

SHEEP and lamb producers are expecting meat and wool prices to improve in the 12 months, according to the latest producer sentiment survey by Meat & Livestock Australia and Australian Wool Innovation…Read More

Terry Sim, November 27, 2023

Crossbred and Merino lamb prices improve on AuctionsPlus

CROSSBRED and Merino lamb prices improved on AuctionsPlus last week as the overall online offering dropped 2 percent to 71,780 sheep and lambs…Read More

Sheep Central, November 27, 2023

China, Italy and India increase auction wool purchases

INCREASED Chinese buying and orders from India and Italy lifted Australian wool prices at auctions this week…Read More

Sheep Central, November 24, 2023

Forward wool trading increases as auction market lifts

AUSTRALIA’S wool auction market continued its rally despite the strong Australian dollar and forward marketing improved…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, November 24, 2023

Merino and first cross ewe lamb values falter online

MERINO and first cross ewe lambs fell on AuctionsPlus last week as the overall offering dropped 6 percent to 73,089 head…Read More

Sheep Central, November 20, 2023

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