Mutton money moves up on lamb

Sheep in field

Mutton has moved even closer to lamb thanks to a wet end to spring and continuing export demand. While sheep and lamb prices are both coming out the end of the spring strong, with their national indicators trending higher than the same time last year, the gap between the two has tightened, and is expected […]

Uruguayan wool clip

Australia produces about three quarters of the world Merino clip and combined with geographical isolation it is easy to overlook wool production in other countries. Be sure that the supply chain does not make this mistake. In a time of low Merino supply, there is a good argument to see other regions of production as […]

Cattle on feed find support at the 1 million head mark

Cattle in feedlot

Cattle on feed numbers halted their six month decline in the September quarter. Despite very expensive young cattle prices, and COVID related demand issues, the number of cattle exiting feedlots was matched by placements, keeping feedlot numbers at historically strong levels. With the strong season keeping more females at home and allowing steers to be […]