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Scanning powers planning for Victorian prime lamb producer

Sheep Central, 21 August 2017

LOWER rainfall in two of the past three years has forced Heywood district prime lamb and beef producer Georgina Gubbins to increase forward management planning.

Get onto Livestock Data Link for lamb feedback, but not through saleyards

Terry Sim, 03 July 2017

LAMB producers selling through saleyards were unlikely to get carcase feedback from major exporter JBS Australia, the 2017 BestWool BestLamb Conference was told in Bendigo last week.

First cross ewes with lambs to $351.50 and Merino ewes $244 online

Sheep Central, 22 May 2017

SCANNED in-lamb ewes and ewe-lamb units topped the AuctionsPlus listings online last week – with first cross ewes with lambs selling for up to $351.50, first cross ewes selling to $324 and Merino ewes making $244.

Strong demand for Merino ewes in AuctionsPlus sales last week

Sheep Central, 10 April 2017

MERINO ewes were in strong demand online last week, as 50,492 sheep and lambs were offered on AuctionsPlus, 2879 more than the previous week.

Queenslanders sell sheep and lambs despite Cyclone Debbie

Sheep Central, 02 April 2017

WILD weather across parts of Australia could have been to blame for last week’s lower AuctionsPlus sheep numbers.

Lamb numbers tightening on AuctionsPlus, as winter approaches

Sheep Central, 11 March 2017

A tightening in lamb numbers heading into winter contributed to a substantial decline in numbers offered on AuctionsPlus last week.

What will more lambs shorn in northern Victoria and NSW mean for the rest?

Terry Sim, 02 November 2016

LAMB production and seasonal dynamics are pointing to a big summer turn-off of heavy lambs in central and northern Victoria, and in New South Wales, possibly after the spring-early summer flush of lambs from southern Victoria and south-east South Australia.

WA sheep producers with old NVDs hit by $15-$20 discounts

Terry Sim, 13 January 2016

SHEEP producers trying to sell stock with old National Vendor Declarations in Western Australia this week have been hit by discounts of up to $20 on mutton and $15 at the Muchea saleyards.

Lamb and mutton prices lift with stronger competition

Sheep Central, 19 October 2015

LAMB and sheep prices firmed in saleyards on Friday, with yardings generally lower in the few New South Wales and Victorian centres selling.

Restocker interest helps lift trade and heavy lamb prices

Sheep Central, 16 October 2015

TRADE and heavy lamb prices generally firmed in saleyards mid-week as supply tightened, despite many drafts having seasonal quality issues.