Restockers on the rise

The cost of ewes is often the focus at this time of the year, and in 2020 especially, as producers look to not only pick up their usual quota of replacements, but also to boost their flocks back to pre-drought numbers and higher to capitalise on good spring rainfall and strong lamb prices. But breeders […]

Wool sale volume and price

Wool in bale bags

Week to week variations in the volume of wool offered for sale in Australia gets some blame in press reports for the price volatility seen recently. Volume is a sensitive subject in a time of constrained demand. This article takes a look at volume and then its relationship to price in recent months. The supply […]

Record grainfed pricing just keep feeder afloat

Black cattle in a feedlot

Finished cattle markets have not been as crazy as store markets, as processors don’t get caught up in ‘Grass Fever’. However, last week we did see the Queensland Grainfed 100 Day Steer Indicator hit a new record, as it had to in order to keep cattle coming through feedlots. The rise and rise of the […]