Crossbred sales volume, price and value

sheep being sheared

This article takes a look at auction sales volumes, price and the gross sales value of crossbred wool since the mid-1990s. Crossbred demand has swung between extremes in the past decade, with the current market at one of the extremes. Crossbred wool prices rose substantially with the 2011 movement up in apparel fibre prices, driven […]

New Zealand beef export on the wane

NZ cattle

We know New Zealand is basically the only competitor Australia has in the lamb and mutton markets, but they are also a pretty big player in the lean beef export sector as well. Like Australia, NZ cattle slaughter and beef exports show seasonality, however, it is much more pronounced and supplies are now on the […]

Percentiles – June 2021

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Mecardo’s Percentiles update for June 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. […]