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EYCI blessed with fortune at 888

Another week, another red hot record notched up in the cattle markets, with the EYCI continuing to fatten nicely, reaching yet again, an all-time record

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Market Analysis

US cow price gap grows

As Australia’s second largest beef market in 2020, consuming 211,000 tonnes of our product for the year, the US remains a good indicator of what

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Market Comment

Stronger, higher, the moon?

The 2021 cattle markets have opened at a relaxed pace in terms of volume; however, prices have risen energetically, with the EYCI well and truly

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Market Analysis

Moooving on up

For those following, or indeed trading in, the southern beef cattle market, the first fortnight of the year is one which creates plenty of content.

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – December 2020

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for December 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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