Prime & Store Sheep Reports

Pre-Christmas mutton price correction might be short-lived

MUTTON prices crashed in Australian saleyards this week amid reports of a pullback in demand by major market China and processors with ample pre-Christmas supplies ceasing buying in anticipation of a price correction and import order renegotiations…Read More

Terry Sim, December 18, 2019

Young composite ewes sell to $348 on AuctionsPlus

SOUTH-WEST Victorian and southern New South Wales buyers continued to dominate online sheep and lamb bidding last week…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2019

Pre-Christmas mutton price correction might be short-lived

MUTTON prices crashed in Australian saleyards this week amid reports of a pullback in demand by major market China and processors with ample pre-Christmas supplies ceasing buying in anticipation of a price correction and import order renegotiations…Read More

Terry Sim, December 18, 2019

AuctionsPlus wool sales lift after US-China trade deal news

AUCTIONSPLUS online wool sales increased after the announcement of a United State-China trade deal last Friday…Read More

Sheep Central, December 18, 2019

Young composite ewes sell to $348 on AuctionsPlus

SOUTH-WEST Victorian and southern New South Wales buyers continued to dominate online sheep and lamb bidding last week…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2019

No forward wool trades for second consecutive week

FOR the second consecutive week there were no trades on the forward wool market. The spot auction was firm to a little dearer, but the grower offering into the new season was sparse at best…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, December 16, 2019

Live export Inspector-General report due in early 2020

INSPECTOR-GENERAL of Live Animal Exports Ross Carter’s review of livestock monitoring and reporting during voyages is expected to be completed early next year…Read More

Sheep Central, December 18, 2019

Australian lamb exports set to reach new peak

LAMB export volumes from Australia are expected to reach an historical peak this year, buoyed by increased demand from China…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2019

No forward wool trades for second consecutive week

FOR the second consecutive week there were no trades on the forward wool market. The spot auction was firm to a little dearer, but the grower offering into the new season was sparse at best…Read More

Michael Avery, Southern Aurora Markets partner, December 16, 2019

Wellard sells second ship, Ocean Shearer, for $77m

Wellard Limited today announce to the ASX that it has signed a term sheet to sell the MV Ocean Shearer, the world’s largest purpose-built livestock export vessel, for US$53.0 million (AUD $77 million)…Read More

Sheep Central, December 13, 2019

London’s historic Smithfield meat market set to close + photos

  CENTRAL London’s famous Smithfield market, which has been used by meat and livestock traders for more than 800 years, is expected to close in coming years and relocate to..Read More

Jon Condon, December 13, 2019

Lamb processor Frewstal goes to solar and wood chips for energy

A PLAN to generate two thirds of Victorian lamb processor Frewstal’s electricity needs with solar energy heads its investments to lift efficiency, productivity, sustainability and product shelf life…Read More

Jon Condon, December 11, 2019

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