Sheep & Lamb

Demand for lambs lifts with supply

Tuesday sheep and lamb sales on the 18th of January saw a total of 107,871 head offered across the two commercial sales.

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Sheep & Lamb

AuctionsPlus National Sheep and Lamb post sale report - 11th January 2022

The weekly commercial AuctionsPlus National sheep and lamb sales held on Tuesday, January 11, had a total of 77,808 head offered across the two sales...

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Sheep & Lamb

No kidding - record numbers for AuctionsPlus commercial goat sale

The AuctionsPlus commercial goat market started 2022 at a rapid pace, with the largest weekly offering on record registered on Tuesday, January 11,...

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CATTLE REPORT

SHEEP REPORT

Sheep & Lamb

Strong start to 2022 for sheep and lambs

The first AuctionsPlus weekly commercial sheep and lamb sales for 2022 held on Tuesday, January 4th, had a total offering of 38,817 head listed...

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Yearly Reports

AuctionsPlus End of Year Summary - 2021

AuctionsPlus CEO, Angus Street, acknowledges that more people are looking to trade, share and collaborate online with more than 200,000 users coming...

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Sheep & Lamb

Good numbers to farewell 2021

The final Tuesday of AuctionsPlus’ commercial sheep and lamb sales for 2021 has seen an excellent number of stock locked-in, with many producers keen...

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Cattle

AuctionsPlus 2022 Cattle Market Outlook

“2022 will be a year of fundamentals versus history for the Australian cattle market” The amazing run of the Australian cattle market looks like...

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Cattle

Numbers edge high as summer heat forecast for final selling week

The largest AuctionsPlus commercial cattle offering in five weeks has been catalogued for sale tomorrow, with 16,250 head scheduled. While logistics...

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Working Dogs

Interfaced Working Dog Sales the New Normal

AuctionsPlus have been involved with working dog auctions for several years, but the growth the industry has seen in recent years has been rapid,...

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Sheep & Lamb

Christmas flush for sheep and lambs

Following a subdued offering of sheep and lambs on AuctionsPlus for the final week of spring, the first week of December has put the bells on many...

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Cattle

Cattle numbers tight again as disruptions increase

The supply of cattle booked in for tomorrows AuctionsPlus commercial cattle sales remains seasonally tight, as the fallout from the wettest November...

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Auction Preview

Lowest weekly listing for November

As the beginning of summer and the 1st of December looms, the last AuctionsPlus National Sheep and Lamb sales for November are set to have a total of...

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Sheep & Lamb

Rain may dampen supply but wether outlook remains strong

While it may seem that Merino wether and ewe lambs may not have captured the same attention as crossbred and shedding breeds in 2021, demand for...

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Cattle

High rain gauges keep cattle numbers low…again

Another exceptionally wet week across the eastern states has suppressed cattle numbers for AuctionsPlus commercial sales on Friday 26th November....

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Goat

Big Bucks at Cobar Goat Sale

The second annual Red and Black Goat sale, held on Wednesday at Cobar, delivered another impressive result for vendors, highlighting the confidence...

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Cattle

The rise of smaller lots of cattle on AuctionsPlus

AuctionsPlus has long carried the perception that smaller offerings of cattle are not suited for the platform, with small lots traditionally making...

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Auction Preview

Rain continues to hold numbers back

This week’s AuctionsPlus commercial sheep and lamb offerings rebounded 18% on last week, to approximately 120,000 head. Given last week’s very wet...

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Cattle

What if the young cattle market falls as quick as it rose?

By any expectation, the record-breaking “bull” run of the cattle market throughout 2021 has been nothing short of phenomenal. Show me a producer who...

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Sheep & Lamb

AuctionsPlus Inaugural Sheep & Lamb Breed Breakdown

The Australian livestock market has been on an unprecedented two-year run, with prices across the board surging into uncharted territory. On the back...

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Cattle

Widespread November rain brings both pain and gain

The supply of cattle scheduled for tomorrows AuctionsPlus commercial cattle sales is back for the second consecutive week, as the widespread rain...

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Cattle

The amazing “hot-air balloon” young cattle market

The amazing run of the young cattle market, which commenced in early 2020, continues to astound sellers, frustrate buyers, and confound market...

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Market Insights

2021 Busiest Stud Season in AuctionsPlus History

As the dust settles from another massive AuctionsPlus stud season in 2021, it is timely to review and analyze the online performance of the 367...

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Auction Preview

Flooding rain brings lowest lamb offering of Spring

The extremely heavy rainfall that soaked eastern Australia over the past week has contributed to a considerable contraction in online offerings this...

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Cattle

Amherst weaner sale to plant early flag for 2022 expectations

One of the first shots for the upcoming weaner season will get fired this week, with the pre-sale catalogue views for the Amherst Circuit Weaner Sale...

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Market Insights

It ain’t over until it’s over: A peek into the after-auction negotiations

In many instances, the result once the final whistle blows is only part of the story. It is the intrigue and negotiations after the event however,...

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Equine

Hard work pays off for students at the Tocal Approved Australian Stock Horse Sale

The hard work and skills of students paid-off in many ways over the weekend, with AuctionsPlus hosting the Tocal Approved Australian Stock Horse...

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Auction Preview

Hat trick takes spring lambs numbers beyond 1.5 million

The third consecutive week of over 150,000 head offered through AuctionsPlus commercial sheep and lamb sales will continue to challenge current...

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Cattle

Big numbers flow again!

The very familiar story in 2021 of widespread rain and enthusiastic buyers will again underpin a comparatively large offerings of cattle through...

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Cattle

Tasmania feeling the cattle market heat in 2021

The hot cattle market hasn’t just been limited to the mainland in 2021, with some excellent results and growth through AuctionsPlus Tasmanian sales....

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Cattle

Cattle starting to flow

The onset of the warmer weather has contributed to the increased flow of cattle into the AuctionsPlus commercial cattle sales for Friday 29th...

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Cattle

Here come the big boys!

The flow of 400kg+ steers through AuctionsPlus has been at all-time highs in the past two months, with 11,891 head offered during September and...

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Auction Preview

Massive lamb numbers hitting the box

The last week of October is set to host yet another colossal offering of sheep and lambs across AuctionsPlus commercial sheep and lamb sales for...

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Market Insights

NSW dominates AuctionsPlus lamb and sheep trade in September quarter

During the third quarter of 2021 (1 July – 30 September 2021), there was a total of 1.25 million sheep and lambs offered through the AuctionsPlus...

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Cattle

Plenty of heat expected for 15,000 head offering

The number of cattle to be offered through the three commercial cattle sales for AuctionsPlus on Friday 22nd October is up 15% on the previous week,...

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Sheep & Lamb

2021 on track to surpass 2020s record listings

Since AuctionsPlus first article for the White Suffolk society newsletter in June 2021, listings for the breed on AuctionsPlus have continued to...

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Auction Preview

132,725 head across the two sales

In the wake of the largest week of commercial sheep and lamb sales in the history of AuctionsPlus, offerings have eased back this week, at 132,725...

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Property

Red hot AuctionsPlus Property sales hit $31.5 million

The past week saw some astounding results for four rural properties sold exclusively through AuctionsPlus, totaling $31.5 million, as two sales...

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Cattle

The rising tide lifts all breeds

AuctionsPlus is Australia’s largest cattle market, with throughput for the past twelve months of 829,397 head (1 October 2020 – 30 September 2021)....

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Cattle

Waiting, Watching & Wet

It is a second consecutive week of lower cattle offerings through AuctionsPlus, with a total of 13,514 head listed across the three commercial cattle...

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Working Dogs

First of its kind… Capree Stud’s Innovative Auction Offering

Interfaced ram sales have been a steady staple on AuctionsPlus for many years, whilst more recently interfaced working dog sales have experienced...

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Sheep & Lamb

It has never been this big…this early!

AuctionsPlus’ largest sheep and lamb offerings so far in 2021 is scheduled for Tuesday 12th October, with over 158,000 head of sheep and lambs on...

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Market Insights

2021 Dorper listings surge to record highs with three months remaining

Since the inaugural article for the ADWDA newsletter in June, Dorper and White Dorper listings have remained extremely robust on AuctionsPlus, as the...

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Market Insights

Cattle: Buyer and Seller Regional Rankings

AuctionsPlus quarterly “Buyer and Seller Regional Rankings” has been developed by the AuctionsPlus Market Insights (AMI) team to increase market...

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Cattle

Fuel to the fire – lowest cattle offering in three months

With the Australian cattle market at full stride, the lowest online commercial cattle offering in the past three months is expected to add fuel to...

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Cattle

Scrutiny on PTIC heifers this week

Commercial cattle supplies for AuctionsPlus three largest cattle sales scheduled for the first day of October continue to track 30% above the...

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Sheep & Lamb

White-hot Prices at 8th Annual Tattykeel Ram Sale

The results from the 8th Annual Tattykeel Australian White Stud Sale, held in conjunction with AuctionsPlus, produced record prices for the vendors...

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Working Dogs

The best dogs were online this weekend …. not Perth

As the Western Bulldogs did it tough in the AFL Grand Final on Saturday, the best and hardest “working” dogs were available through AuctionsPlus on...

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Sheep & Lamb

Lamb numbers go BOOM!

AuctionsPlus’ largest sheep and lamb offering so far in 2021 is scheduled for Tuesday 28th September, as the restraint holding back lambs finally...

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Cattle

20,000 head set to test Spring Intentions

The largest AuctionsPlus commercial cattle offering in almost four months, at over 20,000 head, is set to be the biggest test of demand online for...

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Sheep & Lamb

Back-to-Back Centuries

AuctionsPlus lamb and sheep sales, scheduled for Tuesday 21st September have over 112,000 head on offer – steady with numbers from last week, but...

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Cattle

Does Queensland rainfall hold the answer to the cattle price question?

The “winning streak” for Australian cattle prices looks set to continue into the final quarter of 2021, if the recent rainfall outlook delivers. With...

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Cattle

Same Dynamics…Equal Results

It will be another very busy Friday for the AuctionsPlus online platform, with 17,500 head of cattle scheduled to be offered through the three main...

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Cattle

“Click-&-Collect” – Measuring Online Cattle Supply and Demand

With the cattle market continuing to run at a record pace, the fundamentals of supply and demand within the market remains grossly imbalanced....

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Sheep & Lamb

Lamb offerings bounce back

In what is starting to develop as a “week on, week off” trend, this week sees another big listing, with preliminary offerings for the AuctionsPlus...

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Cattle

Steady supplies to hit sizzling market

It has been quite some time since the number of cattle offered on AuctionsPlus’ weekly commercial cattle sales was down on both the previous week and...

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Machinery

AuctionsPlus Goondiwindi Clearing Sale surpasses $5 million dollar mark

This week results from a banner AuctionsPlus clearing sale held at Goondiwindi delivered excellent results for the vendor and is another clear...

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Sheep & Lamb

Lured by lamb prices…or early start to spring supply surge?

Across the livestock sector late winter and early spring continually prove to be frenzied with stud sales and the surge of new season lambs injecting...

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Sheep & Lamb

Lamb numbers running 6-8 weeks early

After last week’s 53% jump in sheep and lamb offerings, exceeding 120,000 head, this week’s AuctionsPlus National Lamb and Sheep sales are set to...

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Cattle

Offerings Rise up with Spring Warmth - AuctionsPlus Cattle Sales Friday 3rd September

Another full board of sales will be on offer across AuctionsPlus on Friday – with another surge in numbers across the three main commercial sales,...

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Sheep & Lamb

Lambs Flock to the last Commercial Sale of Winter

As the twilight of Winter closes in, warmer weather has signaled the dawn of spring and ignited a raft of new season lamb numbers onto the market....

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Cattle

Ready for some Spring heat - AuctionsPlus Cattle Sales Friday 27th August

Big results are expected across Friday’s AuctionsPlus cattle sales, with over 16,300 head being offered across the three main sales - Weaner &...

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Sheep & Lamb

Ewe wouldn’t believe it! Australian White SIL ewes set a new record at $1,210

In today’s AuctionsPlus National Sheep sale, a line of 26 SIL Australian White ewes have again broke the record – selling for $1,210/head. This is...

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Sheep & Lamb

Sheep supplies steady into final week of winter

After last week’s 25% jump in supplies, largely led by a surge in new seasons lambs, AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb sale offerings are again higher this...

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Market Insights

Setting the Bar Higher: AuctionsPlus Commercial Sales Records

Unprecedented, robust and record-breaking. Three features which encompass the online commercial sheep, lamb, and cattle sales on AuctionsPlus so far...

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Cattle

All Hands On Deck - AuctionsPlus Cattle Sales Friday 20th August

It is set to be a huge Friday for AuctionsPlus cattle sales, with a total of 13 auctions and over 17,500 head of cattle on offer. For the weekly...

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Cattle

Unique sexed PTIC heifer offering set to bring plenty of attention

This week's Eastern State Cattle Sale, commencing Friday 11am (EST) will see a unique offering across four lots - which is sure to bring plenty of...

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Sheep & Lamb

Is this the Start of the Spring Supply Surge?

Close to 75,000 head will be offered across Tuesdays’ AuctionsPlus National Lamb and National Sheep sales tomorrow – up 28%, or 16,968 head on the...

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Market Insights

Wagga Working Dog Auction - $34,000 for a spud!

The Wagga working dog auction held on Saturday August 14 sparked a huge amount of online interest at both the pre-auction bidding and live auction,...

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Cattle

Too High to Resist - AuctionsPlus Cattle Sales Friday 13th August

While Friday the 13th may be an omen in some instances, it is expected to be all good news for tomorrow’s ten AuctionsPlus cattle sales. Large...

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Sheep & Lamb

An Aussie Effort! Commercial Ewes Sell to Record $1,015/head

Records are made to be broken…but the commercial ewe record falling three times in less than two months would have seemed incomprehensible during the...

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Sheep & Lamb

AuctionsPlus Sheep & Lamb Sales for Tuesday 10th August 2021

This week’s AuctionsPlus lamb and sheep sales, to be held on Tuesday afternoon, is again expected to see very strong buyer interest – with a heavy...

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Cattle

AuctionsPlus Cattle Markets – They are coming from everywhere this week!

This week’s nine AuctionsPlus cattle sales to be held on Friday 6th August, has cattle listed from all corners of the nation, with numbers expected...

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Sheep & Lamb

Breaking Down AuctionsPlus Record Year for Sheep and Lambs

While the record number of sheep and lambs offered through AuctionsPlus during 2020-21, at 4.43 million head, was 10% greater than the previous year,...

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Sheep & Lamb

New Season Lambs Leaping onto The Box in 2021

As the days become longer and warmer, the welcomed spring season is almost upon us, and with it an influx of new season store lambs hitting the...

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Cattle

An Olympic effort for the Cattle Market - Insatiable buyers, or astute selling?

With the Tokyo Olympics finally underway, talk of world records, gold medal efforts and sensational achievements will be everywhere over the next two...

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Market Insights

AuctionsPlus Hits New Highs in 2020-21

AuctionsPlus, Australia’s Digital Ag Market Place, experienced its busiest fiscal year ever in 2020-21, with a record volume of commercial cattle...

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Market Insights

AuctionsPlus EOFY Summary 2020-21

2020-21 was an unprecedented year for many reasons – from Covid restrictions, rain, prices and results. For AuctionsPlus, the 2020-21 throughput and...

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Cattle

Cattle Producers: Simultaneously Rubbing their Hands Together & Scratching their Heads

Heading into the second half of 2021, the state of the Australian cattle market has many producers simultaneously rubbing their hands together and...

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Cattle

P.T.I.C – Eight Points in Scrabble…Priceless in Cattle Herd Rebuild

While P.T.I and C might only bring eight points in scrabble, these four letters brought great value to the cattle markets during the past financial...

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Goat

AuctionsPlus Goat Markets “Bringing In The Big Bucks”

The maturation of the Australian goat market continues to see many producers turning away from wild harvesting and towards a more managed production...

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Cattle

Growth Accelerates Through 2021 AuctionsPlus Autumn Stud Sale Season

The massive growth rate in online stud selling registered through 2020 accelerated into the 2021 AuctionsPlus Autumn stud selling season, with total...

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Cattle

Fantastic Finances for Feedlot Focused Farmers

Targeted, measured and deliberate. The marketing of feedlot ready cattle is bringing a smile to many AuctionsPlus vendors this week, as the shortage...

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Sheep & Lamb

White Suffolk Listings Go Baa-llistic

White Suffolk listings on AuctionsPlus have seen considerable growth over recent years, with a listings increase of 130% from 2016 to 2020, with a...

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Sheep & Lamb

Quiet Confidence Sets Foundation for First Cross Ewe Lamb Market

The second edition of “Paddock Wisdom” registered a decline in the number of responses, at just shy of 600 for the seven days. However, even with the...

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Cattle

Tassie Heifers Headed to NSW – Selling for $4,875/head

The highlight of the weekly Tasmanian cattle sale this week was a line of 8 Speckle Park NSM future breeders weighing 364kg, selling for $4,875/head....

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Sheep & Lamb

Poll Dorset Lambs Average 11% Price Increase YOY Since 2016

Poll Dorset listings on AuctionsPlus have fluctuated in correspondence with seasonal conditions since 2016. Listings have increased year-on-year from...

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Sheep & Lamb

Deja Ewe? Aussie White Ewes Smash Record AGAIN

The AuctionsPlus commercial ewe record of $988/head only lasted seven days, as the AuctionsPlus National Sheep sale on the 22nd June 2021 had 60...

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Sheep & Lamb

Where do YOU see the First Cross Ewe Lamb Price for December 2021?

Given the success of the first edition of “Paddock Wisdom”, AuctionsPlus would again like to engage the services of its clients – this time looking...

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Cattle

Organic Cattle: Is the Grass Greener?

Across the agricultural sector there has been considerable growth in the organic market fueled by rising consumer demand and awareness. For the first...

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Sheep & Lamb

Aussie White Ewes Smash AuctionsPlus Record by $328!

Australian White sheep lines have been dominating headlines in recent months, as the surge in demand has been a feature of many market reports, as...

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Cattle

Optimism Abounds for Cattle Prices to Remain High for Remainder of 2021

The first edition of “Paddock Wisdom” proved to be a great success, with over 2,000 responses. The survey was open for exactly seven days, with...

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Working Dogs

Working Dog Record Smashed: Hoover Cleans Up

The abrupt recent lockdown experienced in Victoria in the final week of May saw the Casterton Kelpie Association turn to AuctionsPlus to host their...

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Market Insights

Dry Autumn Run in SA and Victorian Border Regions sees Online Listing Jump

As the run of excellent seasonal conditions in the eastern states has been underpinning the market for the past year, attention still needs to be...

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Sheep & Lamb

Dorper Prices Surge on the Back of Strong Restocker Demand

Dorper and White Dorper sales on AuctionsPlus have registered considerable growth over recent years, with strong numbers being offered and rising...

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Sheep & Lamb

Winter Chill Yet to Take the Heat Off the Lamb Market

With the first week of winter almost behind us, a review of the AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb market performance so far in 2021 has revealed some...

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Cattle

Where do YOU see the Cattle Price for December 2021?

AuctionsPlus greatly values the daily interaction it has with all the online buyers & sellers of livestock in Australia. As such, we are excited to...

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Cattle

Droughtmaster: Breed Breakdown May 2021

15,000 head of Droughtmaster listings have been offered on AuctionPlus for the January to May period of 2021. Steers 200-280kg liveweight averaged...

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Cattle

Brangus: Breed Breakdown May 2021

So far in 2021, there have been 3,247 Brangus cattle offered through AuctionsPlus sales – approximately 1,000 more than in 2020. Interestingly, the...

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