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Sheep

This AWEX report probably summed up the sentiment of the wool market this week – “The recent wool market decline halted in stunning fashion”. Every one of the AWEX reported indices posted an improvement, some of the increases had to be seen to be believed. The...

This week the wool market appeared to draw breathe after the sharp falls of the previous two weeks. It was the fine end that fared the best, and of note was the strong competition for sound wool with low mid-breaks. The higher A$ saw only a...

Despite the issues with slaughter capacity in South Australia it seems that we once again managed to achieve a slaughter spike in the middle week of January.  In some years the weaker demand in early February has led to weaker prices, but last year it...

For the first time in over a month we have the full suite of Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) data to analyse. Even with all the data, the conclusions look the same. Markets are easing slightly thanks to a lack of moisture and a rising...

Producers responded to the robust lamb and sheep prices on offer early in the New Year with some huge throughput figures this week noted across sale yards, particularly in Victoria and NSW. The effect of the added supply weighing on prices across the board. The benchmark...

Lamb prices opened the year at record highs, but on relatively small volumes.  As supplies ramped up with a full week of selling we saw indicators weaken, but they remain very strong, and at records for this time of year. The first published Eastern States Trade...