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Market Analysis

Percentiles – September 2020

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for September 2020. Click below to view the latest report Grains and oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy Fuel   Percentiles are

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Market Analysis

The need for beef

Aside from some weekly variation, domestic cattle prices are continuing their bullish run, with the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator trading 60 per cent higher than

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Market Analysis

Search for stock doesn’t slow

Spring has finally sprung, and with warmer weather on the way confidence in the young cattle market remains sky high. The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator

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Market Comment

Heavy Steers and Vealers charge

Yardings and slaughter are up and the EYCI climbed again. Heavy steers and vealers are charging ahead but the Australian dollar has stubbornly pushed higher,

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Market Analysis

US beef market holds steady

Let’s look at the US 90CL indicator – a price measure that historically the Australian market has been reflective of. Latest available data for the

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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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