AuctionsPlus commercial cattle listings reached a level not seen since since early June, soaring 47% this week to 15,104 head. While clearance dropped to 79% from last week's 91%, buyer appetite remained robust with steers in all categories showing strong price gains. Breeding stock also saw a significant bump, particularly for station mated cows and heifers and PTIC cows.


There was fierce competition across AuctionsPlus commercial sheep and lamb markets this week with clearance leaping 21 points t...

AuctionsPlus commercial cattle listings lifted again this week to reach 10,257 head, increasing by 6%. The larger offering was ...

The AuctionsPlus commercial sheep and lamb markets retracted for the second week in a row, with the 71,780 head down a marginal...

Strong buyer demand was seen across AuctionsPlus commercial sheep and lamb listings with prices rising another 3% for crossbred lambs, and very strong clearance rates.
The offering available on the AuctionsPlus platform has again continued its upward trend, most noticeably in heavier lines of both steers and heifers.
Recent rain in NSW and QLD breathed new life into the market with main indicators up on last week, although listings were marginally down.
The positive weather is putting confidence into the market with lighter weight steers and heifers recording significant price rises and very high clearance rates.
The sheep and lamb market was mixed this week, with price fluctuations experienced throughout. Total listings were down, as was clearance but VOR rose.
Of significant note this week was the number of heavier lines of steers offered with 903 head or 33% of the total offering of steers, being made up made up of 400kg+ lines. It didn't affect competition, with all steers returning better prices than last week.
AuctionsPlus commercial sheep and lamb numbers rose this week to 77,917, jumping by 11% from the previous week. Clearance came back slightly, falling four percentage points to 65% and value over reserve also fell, finishing the week at an average of $6 above set reserves.
AuctionsPlus commercial cattle listings slipped to 5,479 head, decreasing by 32%. The smaller offering saw stronger clearance at 78%.

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