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Lamb prices of $9-$10 a kilogram coming for Australian farmers – Norton

Terry Sim, 06 July 2018

Quality lamb would deliver Australian producers prices of $9-$10 a kilogram carcase weight within five years, MLA managing director Richard Norton told the Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Conference at Charles Sturt University’s Wagga Wagga campus this week.

Strong sheep and wool prices help Elders’ profit forecast

Sheep Central, 06 July 2018

ELDERS Limited says that despite current dry weather conditions and declining cattle prices, it remains on track to report a net profit after tax for the financial year to September 2018 in the $59-$63 million range.

Lamb supply tightening on back of processing increase in April

Sheep Central, 09 May 2018

LAMB quality and yardings started to decline across New South Wales and Victoria this week as the impact of the season increasingly hit saleyard offerings.

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.

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.

Lamb and mutton prices jump as rain falls and sellers favour saleyards

Sheep Central, 24 May 2017

LAMB and mutton sheep prices continued to rise in saleyards early this week, as rainfall exacerbated an already tight supply situation. Recent price rises have flushed more lambs off farms and feedlots, and numbers increased at New South Wales, Victorian and Western Australian saleyards.

Saleyard prices surge as Coles releases July forward lamb contract

Sheep Central, 19 May 2017

COLES supermarket has released a forward contract of 690c/kg for 18-26kg lambs for July, as saleyard prices surged by up to $20 for the limited trade lamb supplies available mid-week.

Lamb and mutton prices generally hold as supplies dwindle in saleyards

Sheep Central, 17 May 2017

SLAUGHTER lamb prices held generally firm to dearer this week, as restocking, domestic trade and export interest in lambs remained strong.

Scanned first cross ewes sell to $272 in bigger AuctionsPlus offering

Sheep Central, 15 May 2017

FIRST cross ewes sold to $272 and Merino wethers made to $145 on AuctionsPlus last week as online numbers rose 11,657 to 45,257 head.