Bargains in the west, but will stocks last?

Western Australia’s ‘hard border’ restrictions in place for most of this year may have stopped holidays (and test cricket) from heading to Perth, but it sure hasn’t halted the flow of sheep from west to east. It’s no secret that producers with drought depleted sheep flocks on the eastern seaboard have been hauling all categories […]

Steady projections but supply could be even tighter

Things have been largely going along as expected in terms of cattle supplies, and it means Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) have made few changes in their October projections update. The cattle herd is expected to have bottomed this year, while tighter cattle supplies are yet to come. With very low slaughter rates since the […]

Micron premiums and discounts for varying length and strength

Wool being inspected

Earlier this week Mecardo looked at 15-year micron premium and discounts using AWEX MPGs with a couple of finer micron categories added, in response to a reader request. This article extends the analysis by looking at comparable micron premiums and discounts for short, long and tender wool. AWEX MPGs do a good job of reflecting […]