Very long term micron price curve

Wool yarn

Fine merino prices continue to be the focus of demand in the current market, albeit with a knitwear slant. The relative price of different micron categories is sensitive to changes in supply, but does seem to have some upper limits. This article takes a look at likely upper limits for the micron price curve. Micron […]

More lambs and more ewes according to survey

Lambs in grassy paddock

The MLA and AWI Wool and Sheepmeat survey is conducted three times a year, and gives a snapshot of the flock structure, and some ideas around how many lambs might be on their way to the market. February is the smallest third of the year for lamb production, but the breeding ewe numbers still provide […]

Young trumps heavy in east coast battle

Angus cattle in green paddock

The price point everyone loves to follow has kept its upwards glide this week, reaching a record high 910¢/kg. The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator surpassed the 900¢/kg mark for the first time at the end of last week, and is close to 200¢/kg higher than the same time last year. As always, supply and demand […]

Percentiles – April 2021

Percentiles with a background image of hay bales

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for April 2021. Click below to view the latest report Grains Oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy Fuel Percentiles are an important tool for assisting in the decision-making process. They can provide an indication of the range in which prices have moved and how much time they have spent at varying levels. […]