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Market Comment

EYCI Ambles, Vealers rise.

The EYCI has continued to show stagnation, staying on par with last week; most likely suppressed by a recovery in yarding’s, despite the support of

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Market Comment

Cows Charging ahead

A lacklustre week, where prices have slid marginally across most categories, with the exception of medium cows, which have strengthened to levels not seen for

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Market Analysis

Herd rebuild to smash slaughter rates

Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) last week released their Cattle Industry projections. Despite only marginal changes in herd projections, expected slaughter rates have been pulled

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Market Comment

Females take centre stage

The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) continued to soften from its record highs of late January, with what appears to be a surge in supply

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – February 2021

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for February 2021. Click below to view the latest report Grains Oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy Fuel Percentiles are an important

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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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