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90CL surges and restockers faulter

Despite a slight pullback on slaughter, softer yardings provided support, and the EYCI crawled up a bit higher, to, you guessed it, another record, notching

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Market Analysis

Got cows? Lucky you.

Competition for cows continues to heat up as seasonal conditions across much of the east favour livestock producers. The Eastern States Medium Cow Indicator closed

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Market Analysis

EYCI premium pushes on

After spending all of 2019 trading at a discount of at least 100¢/kg to the 90CL price, the Eastern States Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) has

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – October 2020

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for October 2020. 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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