Prime & Store Sheep Reports

AuctionsPlus listings hit lowest level in 19 months

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings this week saw the lowest offering since January 2021, with just 32,257 head offered. Lamb offerings were hit with the impacts of selective buying, while the joined ewe market registered higher prices and mixed clearance rates…Read More

Sheep Central, August 12, 2022

AuctionsPlus reports record gross sales of $3.5 billion

ONLINE rural marketplace AuctionsPlus has reported record gross merchandise sales in 2021-22 of $3.5 billion, up 49 percent on the previous year…Read More

Sheep Central, August 10, 2022

Only shedding lambs survive price dive on AuctionsPlus

LAMB prices generally fell on AuctionsPlus last week as the number of commercial sheep and lambs on the online platform increased 17 percent to 121,947 head…Read More

Sheep Central, March 14, 2022

Improved demand lifts saleyard trade lamb prices

SHEEP and lamb prices mostly improved at major eastern states saleyard markets today as Omicron impacts eased among processor workforces, especially in Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, January 31, 2022

Joined ewes and Merino wethers sell well online

AUCTIONSPLUS’ online joined ewe offering doubled last week to 12,321 head, meeting firm to stronger demand…Read More

Sheep Central, January 24, 2022

Hamilton sets new records for sheep and lambs

EXPORT and trade lamb prices have held up in the last week of sales before Christmas despite a record weekly turnoff of sheep and lambs at Hamilton in south-west Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, December 17, 2021

Former pastry cook Jess has the right lamb recipe

SOUTH-WEST Victoria’s prime lamb turn-off started in earnest this week and Hamilton producer Jess Menzel was more than happy with the record prices for heavy new season lambs…Read More

Terry Sim, November 17, 2021

Online crossbred and Merino wether lamb prices hold

PRICES improved for limited numbers of ewe-lamb units, Merino wethers and shedding breed ewes on AuctionsPlus last week…Read More

Sheep Central, November 15, 2021

Naracoorte sets first cross ewe price record at $538

FIRST cross ewes sold to a national record price of $538 at the annual Naracoorte 1.5 year-old ewe sale yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, November 12, 2021

First cross ewe records set at first AWN Edenhope sale

FIRST cross ewes sold to a record price of $480 and ewes lambs made to $364 at the first AWN sheep sale at Edenhope yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, November 12, 2021

Post-sale bargaining lifts AuctionsPlus lamb clearance

INITIAL buying demand waned on AuctionsPlus last week, with post-sale negotiations needed to boost clearance rates after several weeks of high new season lamb offerings…Read More

Sheep Central, November 8, 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

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