Sheep

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Market Comment

Winter lamb cool down

Lower throughput for lambs indicates the approach of winter. Whilst lamb indicators were lower, mutton markets found some favour this week, improving week on week

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Market Analysis

Mutton market still out of step

The mutton market has held fairly steady throughout the autumn, but it hasn’t experienced the same rebound as lamb in recent weeks. The national mutton

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Market Comment

Buyers are back baby

The lamb and sheep markets were back in full swing following last week’s shorter selling week. Most notable were the buyers, pushing prices up across

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Grainfield
Market Analysis

Sheep meat price volatility

The drop in sheep meat prices in 2023 came as an unwelcome shock after the better part of a decade of rising prices. This article

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Penned lambs in Victoria
Market Comment

Light lambs grounded

Despite a decrease in yardings week on week, the tightening of supply was not enough to support prices. Middle East airspace closures impacted demand at

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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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