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Weekly Comments

Fortnightly Goat Comments - 17.09.21

Over the past fortnight, AuctionsPlus goat listings decreased by 10%, to 5,642 head. The sale on Tuesday September 7, hosted most of the numbers,...

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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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CATTLE REPORT

SHEEP REPORT

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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 10.09.21

Overall supplies contracted this week through AuctionsPlus commercial cattle sales, with the 16,920 head offered down 12% on the previous week....

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 10.09.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb offering decreased by 19% this week, with a total of 97,981 head listed online. Following last weeks’ surge in numbers,...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 10.09.21

The national wool market experienced a positive shift this week after the steady decline of recent weeks. The AWEX Eastern Market Indicator (EMI)...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 03.09.21

It was another large offering of cattle through AuctionsPlus commercial cattle sales this week, with the 19,255 head offered up 16% on the previous...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 03.09.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb offering increased by 53% this week, with a total of 120,638 head listed online. NSW offered 64% of the catalogue, as the...

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Fortnightly Goat Comments - 03.09.21

Goat listings on AuctionsPlus increased by 23% during the past fortnight, totalling 6,270 head. The increase comes off the back of a strong offering...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 03.09.21

This week saw the re-opening of the Fremantle selling centre, after a week recess. The AWEX Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) dropped by 18c closing out...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 27.08.21

It was another massive week of records for the Australian cattle market, from the EYCI kicking higher, to amazing bull sales results. With another...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 27.08.21

The AuctionsPlus weekly sheep and lamb offering increased by 2% this week, with a total of 78,857 head listed online. With winter drawing to a close...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 27.08.21

This week only saw Melbourne and Sydney selling centres conducting auctions with Fremantle shutting down for the week. The AWEX Eastern 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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 20.08.21

It was another massive winter week of offerings through AuctionsPlus cattle sales, with prices up across all ten young cattle categories. With a...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 20.08.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings this week increased by 19,451 head – up 25% from the previous week, totalling 77,460 head. Compared to the same...

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Fortnightly Goat Comments - 20.08.21

Goat listings on AuctionsPlus over the last two weeks eased 13% from the previous fortnight, totalling 5,081 head. The sale on August 10 carried most...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 20.08.21

The wool market has continued its downward trend this week. The AWEX Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) closed at 1,332c/kg on Tuesday, a 40c drop from...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 13.08.21

AuctionsPlus cattle offerings this week totaled 15,775 head – which was 19% lower on last weeks’ 10 week high of 19,477 head. Seasonally offerings...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 13.08.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings slipped this week, down 6% to 58,009 head. Despite some price fluctuation seen across the range of sales this...

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Weekly Comments

Weekly Wool Comments - 13.08.21

This week saw selling centres return to auction after a three-week recess with the first week back seeing significant price decreases. The AWEX...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 06.08.21

There was another big supply surge across the AuctionsPlus cattle markets this week, with 19,477 head offered – up 25% on last week. Results were...

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Weekly Comments

Weekly Wool Comments - 06.08.21

This week is the final of the annual three-week selling recess at physical selling centres and with an anticipated offering of approximately 57,000...

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Fortnightly Goat Comments - 06.08.21

AuctionsPlus goat listings surged over the last fortnight, with a total 5,815 head offered - an increase of 142% on the previous fortnight. The sale...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 06.08.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings increased again this week, up 6% from last week, to 61,510 head. New season lamb offerings remained high, making...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 30.07.21

Cattle numbers offered exclusively through AuctionsPlus this week declined 16%, to 15,617 head. Reports of buyers baulking at the higher prices...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 30.07.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings increased for the second consecutive week, up 4% from last week to 57,578 head. The increased offering was...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 30.07.21

While the annual recess for physical selling centres continued this week, the AuctionsPlus offer board remained active. An increase from last weeks...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 23.07.21

The record high prices on offer across all categories again attracted more cattle exclusively into AuctionsPlus sales this week, with the total...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 23.07.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings jumped by 22% this week, to 55,471 head. The increased offering was supported by strong clearance rates, which...

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Weekly Goat Comments - 23.07.21

Goat listings on AuctionsPlus over the last two weeks have seasonally decreased, with a total 978 head offered. The sale on July 13 saw 335 head...

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Weekly Comments

Weekly Wool Comments - 23.07.21

With all physical selling centres in recess for the first of three weeks, attention turned to the AuctionsPlus EOFY Summary 2020-21. The AuctionsPlus...

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Market Insights

DOWNLOAD: 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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 16.07.21

A sharp jump in cattle numbers offered exclusively through AuctionsPlus this week had only a minor impact on the record prices of recent weeks, with...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 16.07.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings observed a decrease this week, down 16%, at 45,371 head. The reduced offering contributed to a dearer trend...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 16.07.21

This week saw physical selling centres offer slightly under the expected number of bales of 51,000, with 49,003 presented, of which 42,441 bales...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 09.07.21

Record high prices did little to dampen buyer enthusiasm for AuctionsPlus cattle sales this week, with clearance rates exceeding 95% for some of the...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 09.07.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings recorded an increase in supplies this week, up 10%, at 53,963 head. After several weeks of lower offerings, this...

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Weekly Goat Comments - 09.07.21

AuctionsPlus commercial weekly goat listings have decreased week-on-week for the previous three weeks, with numbers slipping away as wet weather and...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 09.07.21

The first week of the new financial year and the new selling season saw a large expected offering of 58,000 bales, with 51,260 bales actually...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 02.07.21

The first AuctionsPlus cattle sales for the new financial year reflected the record sentiment in the physical markets, as the EYCI punched higher...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 02.07.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings tailed off this week, with the platform registering a 9% decrease from last week, at 48,836 head. With forecasts...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 02.07.21

The final auctions of the 2020/21 wool season were held this week, with negative price trends across all sectors being registered. The AWEX Eastern...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 25.06.21

While AuctionsPlus throughput numbers were largely unchanged on last week, with 14,405 head offered, the final week of the 2020-21 financial year...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 25.06.21

Fine Merino fleeces have once again been the driving force behind the rise in the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) for selling week 52. The EMI...

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Weekly Comments

Weekly Wool Comments - 25.06.21

Fine Merino fleeces have once again been the driving force behind the rise in the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) for selling week 52. The EMI...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 18.06.21

Underpinned by more rain in key areas and a renewed forecast for sustained wet conditions into the third quarter of 2021, overall supplies through...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 18.06.21

AuctionsPlus’ sheep and lamb listings decreased 36% this week, totaling 44,769 head – breaking the recent run of increased weekly throughput. Prices...

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Weekly Goat Comments - 18.06.21

Listings in the AuctionsPlus National Goat Sale increased 90% this week, to total 1,428 head. The sale consisted mainly of Rangeland does, though...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 18.06.21

Selling week 51 saw the Fremantle selling center jump back into action after its recess and made an instant impact. The AWEX Eastern Market Indicator...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 11.06.21

Some excellent falls of rain throughout the past week continued to underpin the unprecedented demand for light cattle, with the EYCI jumping back...

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Weekly Comments

Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 11.06.21

A 6 % increase in supply this week was registered for exclusive AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb listings, totalling 69,940 head – the second consecutive...

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Weekly Comments

Weekly Wool Comments - 11.06.21

This week saw solid gains across all micron prices with the finer wools again attracting the most demand. The AWEX Eastern Market Indicator made...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Cattle Comments - 04.06.21

There were some big price movements through the AuctionsPlus cattle categories this week, as the heavy steer and heifer lines took a substantial hit,...

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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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Weekly Comments

Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 04.06.21

As the first week of winter is almost in the rear-view mirror, AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb numbers increased 15% from the previous week, to see a...

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Weekly Comments

Weekly Goat Comments - 04.06.21

There was 1,938 goats listed in the AuctionsPlus National Goat Sale this week, with Rangeland bred goats dominating the throughput, with 1,672 head...

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Weekly Comments

Weekly Wool Comments - 04.06.21

This week saw solid desire for various wool types, however, fine wools attracted the most demand. The AWEX Eastern Market Indicator made strong gains...

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