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Weekly Cattle Comments - 17.09.21

It was another busy week for AuctionsPlus cattle sales, with the total offering jumping 10% on last week, to 18,642 head. While catalogue views and...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 17.09.21

AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb offering increased by 15% this week, with a total of 112,308 head listed online. Compared to the corresponding week in...

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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 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 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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Weekly Cattle Comments - 28.05.21

Exclusive AuctionsPlus cattle listings lifted 14% this week, totaling 19,481 head, with light cattle remaining in tight supply. Demand remains...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 28.05.21

Sheep and lamb prices were again varied this week through AuctionsPlus sales, with the only consistent feature being the gradual tightening in...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 28.05.21

The national wool offering remained steady this week, offering 43,940 bales at national selling centres, rising steadily from the 41,857 sold the...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 21.05.21

The number of cattle through AuctionsPlus sales this week contracted 15% on last week, to 17,480 head, with the search for quality, young breeding...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 21.05.21

It was another mixed week for AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb markets, as quality continues to play an increasing factor into buyer demand heading into...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 21.05.21

There was a reduced offering at physical selling centres, falling from 54,899 bales offered the previous week to 41,857 bales (42,949 estimated) this...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 14.05.21

It was a varied week for online sales, with the 26% increase in total throughput, at 20,668 head, largely felt through the mid-weight steer and...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 14.05.21

The national online market for sheep and lambs was largely stronger this week, assisted by a 9% decline in throughput – totaling 65,246 head. Some...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 14.05.21

The national wool offering this week at physical selling centres was 54,899 bales (54,750 estimated) which was an increase from last week’s 48,760...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 07.05.21

Results this week across the national AuctionsPlus young cattle categories were varied, as rain through key supply regions was welcome, with some...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 07.05.21

The online market for sheep and lambs was slightly softer this week, as some good rain through the south east reportedly refreshed buyer confidence,...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 07.05.21

The national wool offering eased to 48,760 bales this week at national selling centres, falling from 50,836 bales last week. The Eastern Market...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 30.04.21

The national young cattle market lost a little bit of its edge this week, with online prices across most steer categories falling, whilst the EYCI...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 30.04.21

The online market for sheep and lambs was largely softer this week, despite a contraction in supplies, with offerings back 19% on the previous week,...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 30.04.21

The national wool offering increased to 50,836 bales this week at physical selling centres, with prices also rising. There was a 4c rise recorded on...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 23.04.21

AuctionsPlus results for young cattle was stronger this week, assisted by an 8% decline in total supplies, at 20,565 head. With another record in the...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 23.04.21

AuctionsPlus’ lamb and sheep prices were slightly lower this week, as overall offerings increased 12% on the previous week, to 90,112 head. While the...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 23.04.21

The national wool offering saw a minor drop this week, with 40,402 bales offered compared to 46,256 the previous week that resumed post recess. The...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 16.04.21

Cattle offered through AuctionsPlus increased a further 13% this week to 22,234 head, with prices fluctuating on the previous week, as buyers...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 16.04.21

With a full trading week, the supply of lambs and sheep offered exclusively by AuctionsPlus rebounded to 80,588 head this week – with SIL Merino ewes...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 16.04.21

Physical auctions returned this week, after the Easter recess, with a large offering of 46,256 bales. The offering was met with a softer market...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 09.04.21

A disrupted and short-selling week failed to dampen the surge in cattle offered exclusively through AuctionsPlus this week, with total numbers...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 09.04.21

With the Easter holiday-induced short trading week, overall sheep and lamb numbers offered exclusively through AuctionsPlus this week only totaled...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 09.04.21

This week was the annual Easter recess for physical wool auctions and the AWEX is indicating a large offering next week as a result. An expected...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 01.04.21

As much of the south eastern regions of Australia continued to dry out this week, the overall supply of cattle continued to remain very tight heading...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 01.04.21

In the wake of widespread falls of recent weeks, the number of sheep and lambs offered exclusively through AuctionsPlus this week was down...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 01.04.21

The national wool offering saw a marginal increase in the number of bales offered this week, with a total of 48,971 compared to 46,622 the week...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 26.03.21

The widespread rain across many key cattle producing regions over the past two weeks has seen a consolidation in demand for light and young cattle at...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 26.03.21

The national wool offering saw a marginal drop this week, with 46,622 bales offered as opposed to 50,603 last week. The AWEX Eastern Market Indicator...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 26.03.21

In the wake of the very wet conditions, total lamb and sheep exclusively offered through AuctionsPlus this week contracted 21%, to 85,803 head. With...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 19.03.21

Substantial rainfall totals through key supply regions in Queensland and NSW this week contributed to prices surging across almost all categories,...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 19.03.21

It was another large offering of sheep and lambs exclusively offered on AuctionsPlus this week, with total supplies rising 11%, to 107,418 head....

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Weekly Wool Comments - 19.03.21

The national wool offering was boosted marginally by 600 bales, with a total of 50,603 bales listed, not quite reaching the 53,000 bales predicted in...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 12.03.21

A 21% increase in AuctionsPlus cattle offerings this week, at 19,226 head, contributed to a widespread fall in prices across most categories. Prices...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 12.03.21

The number of sheep and lambs offered exclusively on AuctionsPlus this week jumped 15%, to 96,643 head, with most of the increase attributable to a...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 12.03.21

The national wool offering this week remained steady on the previous week as the number of bales offered dropped slightly from 50,596 to 50,062. The...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 05.03.21

A 13% contraction in the number of cattle offered exclusively on AuctionsPlus this week had price averages for the week varied, especially for the...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 05.03.21

  Exclusive sheep and lamb listings on AuctionsPlus this week declined marginally, contracting 101 head to total 84,127 head. The market was mixed...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 05.03.21

The national wool offering for this week remained on par with last week after 52,656 bales were predicted while 50,596 bales were available – an...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 26.02.21

Unrelenting demand for a very limited supply of light and young cattle continues to be the headline story for the cattle market. Overall cattle...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 26.02.21

National wool listings increased this week with the inclusion of a designated Australian Superfine Sale. The 4,089 bales boost saw a total of 50,138...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 26.02.21

The supply of sheep and lambs exclusively offered through AuctionsPlus this week contracted 13%, to 84,228 head – the second consecutive weekly...

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Weekly Cattle Comments - 19.02.21

It was another very strong week for sellers through AuctionsPlus this week, assisted by an 8% decline in supplies across all sales - totaling 17,867...

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Weekly Wool Comments - 19.02.21

National wool listings fell this week as the Tasmania feature ceased. With numbers boosted slightly by the inclusion of a New Zealand offering that...

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Weekly Sheep & Lamb Comments - 19.02.21

Lamb and sheep numbers offered exclusively on AuctionsPlus declined 18% this week, to 96,723 head. While the large offerings of the previous two...

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