Prime & Store Sheep Reports

Sheep and lamb prices struggle as New Year sell-off begins

SHEEP and lamb prices generally either dropped or were unchanged for a larger yarding of 95,008 head on AuctionsPlus last week…Read More

Sheep Central, January 16, 2023

AuctionsPlus sheep and lambs attract subdued demand

SUBDUED demand greeted a 20 percent increase in sheep and lamb numbers to 108,883 head on AuctionsPlus last week…Read More

Sheep Central, December 12, 2022

MLA to launch ‘live’ lamb and mutton indicators next year

MEAT & Livestock Australia has finished the final stage of a wide-ranging review of market indicators and will roll out ‘live’ online specific indicators for young cattle, lambs and mutton next year…Read More

Sheep Central, December 12, 2022

Elders Kingston SE claims AuctionsPlus sheep award double

ELDERS Kingston South East branch in South Australia has scored a double in the annual AuctionsPlus throughput awards – winning the top sheep assessor and agency awards for 2011-2022…Read More

Sheep Central, December 8, 2022

Lamb prices struggle as producers lift online numbers

AuctionsPlus vendors were keen to sell lambs in a slightly smaller offering of 143,345 sheep and lambs last week…Read More

Sheep Central, November 28, 2022

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

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