Au$ assists wool market

The wool market remains subdued although an easing in the Au$ this week assisted the market to post a modest rise. Despite the relatively stable market, concerns are emerging that logistics is fast becoming a sticking point for wool exporters and warnings that this may impact competition in the saleroom, if not soon remedied. The […]

Young cattle market swimming in optimism

Northern cattle and calf

The young cattle market headed in one direction this week, up. The rain-driven rally saw the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator tack on another 32¢ to see it just under the recent record of 888¢/kg cwt. Supply has been disrupted, but the rain has extended the life of the high-priced market with green paddocks in the […]

Rain on the plain sees lamb price gain

Flock of sheep in the paddock

It has been a positive week for many livestock producers in the east. Widespread rain, full dams and a lower Australian dollar all combined to see markets jolted with confidence. While there is such a thing as too much of a good thing, and some regions are knee-deep in it, the recent rain has seen […]