Lamb exports ease, but mutton posts a strong end to 2019

Sheep in a race

The end of one year and beginning of the next is always a tumultuous time for markets, with holidays and ending financial years for some of our customers requiring a careful balancing of stocks. The December release of the Department of Agriculture’s trade statistics shows that while lamb export consignments eased for a second consecutive […]

Export prices dampen upside but still plenty

Cattle in the distant on a farm

It’s been some time since the 7 day precipitation forecast has looked so promising, and we are even starting to see some impact at the yards. As we wait to see if the rains will indeed arrive, we’ll take a look at movements in export markets, as it might have stripped some of the potential […]