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AuctionsPlus inaugural quarterly Buyer and Seller Power Rankings has been developed by the AuctionsPlus Market Insights (AMI) team to increase market awareness regarding the transactional trends and regional movement of cattle through Australia’s largest cattle market.

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AuctionsPlus Cattle Forecasts December 2020

AuctionsPlus Cattle Forecasts December 2020 Tim McRae, Chief Market Analyst, AuctionsPlus Market Insights


The Stud Season That Was

The spring stud season has always been a busy period at AuctionsPlus with online connectivity featured at many stud sales across Australia. 2020 has seen very different circumstances at play forcing studs to adapt to new rules and restrictions in order to have their on-property sales.


Beef and Lamb worlds apart…. Or maybe not?

Over the course of 2020, we have seen the store market rise to new highs for both sheep and cattle. The combination of low supply and high demand created what is described as the ‘perfect storm’, resulting in record prices at the beginning of the year. For the cattle market, intense competition between restockers and processors has sustained the high prices.


September Market Wrap

Cattle - By Tom Rookyard pring has sprung and so did cattle numbers online. Numbers jumped by 19,000 in August to see 73,958 commercial cattle offered in September. The market appears to be holding as producers look towards the southern weaners sales with an 81% clearance rate across all sales. Southern Queensland was again the largest lister of cattle, closely followed by North West NSW and the Central West of NSW, making up 13%, 9% and 9% of the cattle offered online respectively.


Southern Weaners: You’ve got to know when to hold them, know when to fold them, and when to sell!

Leading up to the traditional Southern Weaner selling season, the AuctionsPlus Market Insights (AMI) team has reviewed market and sale data to offer insights for buyers and sellers. Following on from the first article which reviewed major buyers and sellers their decisions for the upcoming season; the AMI team will now look at potential options for sellers.


2020/2021 Southern Weaner Selling Season Preview

2020 has thrown a few curve balls at people, however what is sure to be a certainty is that producers in South Australia and Victoria will have weaners to sell, and with drought breaking rain New South Wales producers will be looking to buy. Leading up to the peak southern weaner selling season the AuctionsPlus Market Insights (AMI) have reviewed market and sale data to offer insights for buyers and sellers. The AMI team has reviewed data of steers and unjoined heifers from South Australia and Victoria, 12 months and under, offered during the traditional selling season of November through to February.