Prime & Store Sheep Reports

Online sheep and lamb listings surge for cautious buyers

ONLINE sheep and lamb listings almost doubled last week, crashing clearance rates and prices in some categories, and especially for joined and scanned in-lamb ewes as producers look to their feed reserves…Read More

Sheep Central, April 19, 2021

Prices shift as AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb offerings rise

AUCTIONSPLUS’ sheep and lamb offerings continued to increase last week, rising 11 percent to 107,418 head and flow of stock over the past two weeks has had a notable impact on prices, especially for the joined ewe lines…Read More

Sheep Central, March 22, 2021

Chris Howie’s livestock market wrap: Avoid decision paralysis

MAKING sense of livestock and red meat supply, demand and price information is becoming more difficult, but Stockco business development manager Chris Howie advises sheep, goat and cattle producers to be wary of decision paralysis…Read More

Chris Howie, March 9, 2021

First cross ewe and composite lamb prices lift in AuctionsPlus sales

STORE sheep and prices generally fell further in online sales last week, despite the AuctionsPlus offering dropping 13 percent to 84,228 head…Read More

Sheep Central, March 1, 2021

Short-tailed Merino ewes were ‘the buy of the day’ at Parkdale

TRANGIE wool grower Tim Burns has paid just $230 for the first offering of short-tailed Merino ewes in Australia and he believes he got the deal of the day…Read More

Terry Sim, February 24, 2021

Less competition and quality drags saleyard lamb prices back

SLAUGHTER lamb and mutton prices generally eased around quality in several saleyards this week as not all processors or supermarkets operated in all centres, and restocker demand and quality varied…Read More

Sheep Central, February 24, 2021

Ewe and lamb prices lift in AuctionsPlus online sales

EWE and lamb prices lifted on AuctionsPlus last week as the national exclusive online offering dropped about 18 percent to 96,723 head.       ..Read More

Sheep Central, February 22, 2021

Trade and heavy lamb prices climb as supplies wane

TRADE lamb prices pushed well over 900c/kg in eastern states’ saleyards this week as numbers dropped in most centres and buyers competed for weight and quality…Read More

Sheep Central, February 17, 2021

Aussie White ewes make $453 as some Merino and first cross ewe prices drop

AVERAGE prices for several Merino and first cross ewe categories dropped on AuctionsPlus last week, although scanned in-lamb Merino ewes lifted in value. The average price for the largest category,..Read More

Terry Sim, February 15, 2021

Selective online sheep buyers choose ewes with fertility

AUCTIONSPLUS sheep buyers showed stronger preferences for young ewes, and preferably scanned in-lamb crossbreds, but were more selective in online sales last week…Read More

Sheep Central, February 8, 2021

Chris Howie looks ahead of the sheep, lamb and cattle price spikes

SCANNED in-lamb ewes and stockpiling lambs for supply over the late autumn winter period are some of the opportunities Chris Howie sees as he takes a look at what lies ahead in livestock trading markets…Read More

Guest Author, February 3, 2021

Increased lamb yardings puts pressure on saleyard prices

QUALITY trade and heavy lamb prices lost ground in some major eastern states saleyards earlier this week as yardings increased, but held above last week’s levels as competition intensified for fresh well-finished lines…Read More

Sheep Central, February 3, 2021

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