Cattle

What’s next for average bull prices?

22 June 2022

Soaring cattle prices in the past two years has underpinned the record re-investment into the seedstock industry, as excellent seasonal conditions...

Read More

Cattle

AuctionsPlus WA cattle sale continues to “knock out the centuries”

16 June 2022

The WA Cattle Sale is an important feature of AuctionsPlus commercial sales platform, held most Monday’s at 3:30pm. Averaging 32 sales a year, the WA...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

AuctionsPlus premiums for commercial sheep and lamb remain at all-time highs

16 June 2022

Following on from the feedback received from last week’s cattle reserve price article, a review of the final sale price against pre-auction reserve...

Read More

Working Dogs

Cold conditions no match for “Hot Dogs” at 2022 Casterton Working Dog Auction

13 June 2022

Red-hot competition at the annual Casterton Working Dog Auction on Sunday helped to offset the bitterly cold conditions, with the average sale price...

Read More

Machinery

AuctionsPlus Machinery and Clearing sale activity remain hot in 2022

9 June 2022

Machinery and clearing sale auctions have been rapidly growing on the AuctionsPlus platform in recent years, with the momentum being sustained into...

Read More

Cattle

Higher average value over reserves signals strong competition

9 June 2022

Clearance rates and average prices from AuctionsPlus commercial cattle sales are quick indicators for market trends. However, they don’t always tell...

Read More

Cattle

Yearling Hereford bull hits record $91,000 in AuctionsPlus Monthly Genetics Sale

3 June 2022

Described by Tobruk Beef as the “best calf we have produced to date”, Southern Cross S15 has scored a unique AuctionsPlus double - selling for...

Read More

Cattle

Red hot bull sale prices persist during a cold end to Autumn

2 June 2022

As the weather cooled and rain gauges filled throughout May, the heat endured for bull sales through AuctionsPlus – both for interfaced and online...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Joined Ewes: The Underlying Quality Fundamentals That Dictate Prices

29 May 2022

Recent analysis from AuctionsPlus Insights (Joined ewes: Pregnancy Scanning, Premiums and Price Expectations) shows that scanned in lamb (SIL) ewes...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Joined Ewes: Pregnancy Scanning, Premiums and Price Expectations

26 May 2022

With the Autumn months featuring shortened daylight hours and cooling temperatures, the period also traditionally records the largest influx of...

Read More

Goat

A record price Doe is pretty GOAT

17 May 2022

On Monday 16th May, the Queensland State Goat Breeders Sale, held at the Charleville Showgrounds took place, with 170 quality Bucks, Does and Embryos...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Deals continue to be done post-auction through Autumn

16 May 2022

The mixed sheep and lamb market in recent weeks, along with widespread rainfall across NSW and Queensland, has reinforced the significance of...

Read More

Cattle

“Big hitters” remain at the top of AuctionsPlus Regional cattle rankings for start of 2022

12 May 2022

Cattle offerings for the first quarter of 2022 (1 January- 31 March) reached a total of 225,622 head - a 17% year-on-year rise from the same period...

Read More

Cattle

Does AI add more value to the PTIC?

12 May 2022

Most producers would guess that PTIC females which have been Artificially Inseminated (AI) would return a price premium over those joined to bulls....

Read More

Working Dogs

Paws-itive results from Central West Queensland Working Dog Auction

10 May 2022

In a first for working dog sales in Queensland, the Central West Working Dog auction held on Saturday 7th May, attracted a wider audience for their...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

AuctionsPlus Quarterly “Buyer and Seller Regional Rankings”

10 May 2022

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

Read More

Equine

Nutrien Supreme Equine Sale reins in plenty of attention

2 May 2022

Held across three jampacked days, the 2022 Toowoomba Nutrien Supreme Equine sale was interfaced online for the second consecutive year this week,...

Read More

Cattle

Tasmanian Producers Jumping On AuctionsPlus in 2022

2 May 2022

2022 has seen a steady increase in the number of Tasmanian listings on AuctionsPlus for both sheep and cattle, with producers and agents reportedly...

Read More

Cattle

Interstate Moovements

28 April 2022

'Interstate Moovements' is an analysis of AuctionsPlus commercial interstate livestock movement data.

Read More

Cattle

AuctionsPlus Cattle Breed Breakdown – how did YOUR breed perform in the first quarter of 2022?

21 April 2022

AuctionsPlus is Australia’s largest cattle market, with throughput for the first quarter of 2022 hitting 242,607 head – an increase of 21% on the...

Read More

AuctionsPlus Platform

Favourites, Features & Views – Utilising all the AuctionsPlus tools available

21 April 2022

Listing an assessment with AuctionsPlus brings wide reaching national exposure - an added benefit of selling online through the platform. Whether...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Under the Micron-scope

20 April 2022

Under the Micron-scope is an analysis of AuctionsPlus Merino data to investigate trends across the breakdown and distribution of wool fiber types...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

The real insight into sheep and lamb clearance rates

13 April 2022

Clearance rates are an important performance indicator for auctions, providing an almost immediate insight into market sentiment for both vendors and...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

More Vendors = More Spenders

11 April 2022

Multi-vendor sales on AuctionsPlus have become increasingly popular in recent years, with a growing audience delivering excellent range, prices, and...

Read More

Cattle

Caution, Awareness & Frustration – a snapshot of the Australian cattle market

8 April 2022

The past four weeks has seen some very interesting market “behaviors” emerge through the AuctionsPlus commercial cattle sales, reflected by...

Read More

Cattle

JAD Speckle Park feature sale delivers again in 2022

7 April 2022

  The fourth annual edition of the JAD Speckle Park Bull and Female Sale, held on Friday April 1st, delivered outstanding results for the rapidly...

Read More

Cattle

Online WA Consolidation During Isolation

6 April 2022

As WA faced some “self-imposed isolation” in the past two years, this certainly wasn’t the case for online livestock producers, with the uptake and...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

AuctionsPlus Insights on the Sheep, Lamb and Goat market – Queensland Focus

30 March 2022

For Australian sheep, lamb and goat producers, AuctionsPlus Insights provides detailed and region-specific analysis into market trends and producer...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Shedding light on growing demand and record prices in 2021

23 March 2022

As the Australian cattle market dominated the headlines in 2021, the performance of the Australian shedding sheep market was hot on its heels, as...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

2021 highest year on record for Dorper Listings

10 March 2022

2021 was a remarkable year for the shedding breed market, and Dorpers were no exception - registering the largest yearly throughput on record with...

Read More

Machinery

Glenroy Clearing Sale Grosses 7.2 million dollars

3 March 2022

The Glenroy Clearing Sale was held on property on Wednesday the 2nd of March at Penola, SA with AuctionsPlus interfacing the sale to include live...

Read More

Working Dogs

Something to bark about: Jerilderie Working Dog Sale musters up record breaking results

2 March 2022

The annual Jerilderie working dog auction held on Saturday 26th February, which was interfaced with AuctionsPlus, had a total of 59 dogs catalogued....

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

AuctionsPlus Lamb Breed Breakdown

8 February 2022

As we approach two years since drought breaking rains swept across much of the eastern seaboard in March 2020, which ignited a restocking crusade,...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Central West NSW clean sweeps 2021 quarterly sheep & lamb purchases

7 February 2022

A review of the regional purchasing habits through AuctionsPlus commercial sheep and lamb sales in the December quarter of 2021 has outlined a clear...

Read More

Equine

Strong online presence at record breaking Nutrien Classic sale

7 February 2022

Spread across 5 action packed days the 15th Nutrien Classic performance horse sale held in Tamworth, NSW has seen Australian records smashed....

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Post Sale Report: Tuesday Sheep & Lamb – 1st February 2022

1 February 2022

Kicking off the first day of February, AuctionsPlus’ two commercial sheep and lamb sales had a total of 92,850 head offered – a 5% rise from last...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Post Sale Report: Tuesday Sheep & Lamb - 25th January 2022

25 January 2022

AuctionsPlus commercial sheep and lamb sales held on Tuesday, 25th January, totalled 88,865 head. Both sales had lower numbers than last week, down...

Read More

Cattle

Southern Queensland flexed its buying muscles in final quarter of 2021

24 January 2022

Southern Queensland asserted its dominance over the Australian cattle market in the final quarter of 2021, flexing its considerable purchasing muscle...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Demand for lambs lifts with supply

19 January 2022

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

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Post Sale Report: Tuesday Sheep & Lamb - 11th January 2022

12 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...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

No kidding - record numbers for AuctionsPlus commercial goat sale

12 January 2022

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

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Strong start to 2022 for sheep and lambs

6 January 2022

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...

Read More

Yearly Reports

AuctionsPlus End of Year Summary - 2021

22 December 2021

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

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Good numbers to farewell 2021

13 December 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...

Read More

Cattle

AuctionsPlus 2022 Cattle Market Outlook

9 December 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

Numbers edge high as summer heat forecast for final selling week

9 December 2021

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

Read More

Working Dogs

Interfaced Working Dog Sales the New Normal

7 December 2021

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

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Christmas flush for sheep and lambs

6 December 2021

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...

Read More

Cattle

Cattle numbers tight again as disruptions increase

2 December 2021

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

Read More

Auction Preview

Lowest weekly listing for November

29 November 2021

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...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Rain may dampen supply but wether outlook remains strong

28 November 2021

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...

Read More

Cattle

High rain gauges keep cattle numbers low…again

25 November 2021

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

Read More

Goat

Big Bucks at Cobar Goat Sale

25 November 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

The rise of smaller lots of cattle on AuctionsPlus

24 November 2021

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

Read More

Auction Preview

Rain continues to hold numbers back

22 November 2021

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...

Read More

Cattle

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

22 November 2021

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...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

AuctionsPlus Inaugural Sheep & Lamb Breed Breakdown

18 November 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

Widespread November rain brings both pain and gain

18 November 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

The amazing “hot-air balloon” young cattle market

15 November 2021

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

Read More

Market Insights

2021 Busiest Stud Season in AuctionsPlus History

15 November 2021

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...

Read More

Auction Preview

Flooding rain brings lowest lamb offering of Spring

15 November 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

Amherst weaner sale to plant early flag for 2022 expectations

11 November 2021

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...

Read More

Market Insights

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

8 November 2021

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,...

Read More

Equine

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

8 November 2021

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

Read More

Auction Preview

Hat trick takes spring lambs numbers beyond 1.5 million

8 November 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

Big numbers flow again!

4 November 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

Tasmania feeling the cattle market heat in 2021

3 November 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....

Read More

Cattle

Cattle starting to flow

28 October 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

Here come the big boys!

28 October 2021

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...

Read More

Auction Preview

Massive lamb numbers hitting the box

25 October 2021

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...

Read More

Market Insights

NSW dominates AuctionsPlus lamb and sheep trade in September quarter

21 October 2021

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...

Read More

Cattle

Plenty of heat expected for 15,000 head offering

21 October 2021

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,...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

2021 on track to surpass 2020s record listings

21 October 2021

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

Read More

Auction Preview

132,725 head across the two sales

18 October 2021

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...

Read More

Property

Red hot AuctionsPlus Property sales hit $31.5 million

18 October 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

The rising tide lifts all breeds

14 October 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

Waiting, Watching & Wet

14 October 2021

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...

Read More

Working Dogs

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

12 October 2021

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

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

It has never been this big…this early!

11 October 2021

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...

Read More

Market Insights

2021 Dorper listings surge to record highs with three months remaining

11 October 2021

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

Read More

Market Insights

Cattle: Buyer and Seller Regional Rankings

7 October 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

Fuel to the fire – lowest cattle offering in three months

7 October 2021

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...

Read More

Cattle

Scrutiny on PTIC heifers this week

30 September 2021

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

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

White-hot Prices at 8th Annual Tattykeel Ram Sale

29 September 2021

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

Read More

Working Dogs

The best dogs were online this weekend …. not Perth

27 September 2021

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...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Lamb numbers go BOOM!

27 September 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

20,000 head set to test Spring Intentions

23 September 2021

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...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Back-to-Back Centuries

20 September 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

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

20 September 2021

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

Read More

Cattle

Same Dynamics…Equal Results

16 September 2021

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...

Read More

Cattle

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

13 September 2021

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

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Lamb offerings bounce back

13 September 2021

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...

Read More

Cattle

Steady supplies to hit sizzling market

9 September 2021

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...

Read More

Machinery

AuctionsPlus Goondiwindi Clearing Sale surpasses $5 million dollar mark

9 September 2021

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

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

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

8 September 2021

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...

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Lamb numbers running 6-8 weeks early

6 September 2021

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...

Read More

Cattle

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

2 September 2021

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

Read More

Sheep & Lamb

Lambs Flock to the last Commercial Sale of Winter

30 August 2021

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....

Read More

Stay up to date with the latest Market Insights

By providing your e-mail address, you agree to receive a newsletter from AuctionsPlus.
For more information about how we protect your privacy, please read our Privacy Statement.