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Online wool sales rise and fall with auction market fluctuations

Sheep Central, 30 August 2017

ONLINE AuctionsPlus wool sales retracted as the record-breaking physical wool market appeared to run its course last week.

New season lamb prices trend lower as numbers lift and buyers get selective

Sheep Central, 16 August 2017

LAMB prices fell nationally in saleyards early this week as more new season lambs came onto the market. The National Livestock Reporting Service recorded an increase in domestic buyer demand, but less export enquiry, with heavy and extra heavy weight lamb prices falling by up to $22 in New South Wales markets.

Online AuctionsPlus wool sales increase with resumption of AWEX auctions

Sheep Central, 16 August 2017

ONLINE wool sales resumed last week, with the resumption of the physical market and AuctionsPlus sold more than 900 bales before this week’s auctions started.

First cross ewes with lambs sell to $258 on AuctionsPlus

Sheep Central, 07 August 2017

FIRST cross ewes with lambs sold to $258 and Merino ewe hoggets to $177 on AuctionsPlus last week. Sheep and lamb numbers increased slightly as patchy rain fell across parts of New South Wales and Victoria.

Online wool sales consistent before auction market recess

Sheep Central, 18 July 2017

ONLINE wool demand was consistent last week as the auction market held firm before the annual three-week recess.

Early online wool inquiry fuels firm auction market hope

Sheep Central, 11 July 2017

AUCTIONSPLUS online wool trading platform Wooltrade attracted limited buyer enquiry last week, as the physical auction market started the 2017/18 financial year by closing firm.

Dry conditions pull back AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb clearance rates

Sheep Central, 10 July 2017

DRIER seasonal conditions have reduced clearance rates of sheep and lambs on the online livestock sale platform AuctionsPlus.

Old lamb and mutton prices drop as seasonal supply and quality declines

Sheep Central, 05 July 2017

OLD lamb prices continued to slide in saleyards this week, with processors applying additional price pressure through lower carcase grid rates and restockers seeking new season lambs with less weight and dentition risk.

Online Wooltrade bale sales slow as physical market falls

Sheep Central, 04 July 2017

ONLINE wool demand again followed the fortunes of the physical auction markets last week, with limited enquiry on AuctionPlus’ Wooltrade system.

Old lamb prices fall, but new season lambs make 660-700c/kg-plus

Terry Sim, 21 June 2017

SALEYARD lamb prices fell further early this week and some processors dropped over-the-hook lamb and mutton rates as supply and quality declined. However, early new season lambs are still making to 700c/kg in saleyards and more than 800c/kg online through AuctionsPlus.