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Market Analysis

Percentiles – May 2021

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for May 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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Market Analysis

Short term EYCI forecasts

The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator looks to have peaked, and is likely to fall as the year unfolds, but how far could it go? Historical

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Market Comment

Supply lifts in Queensland

Queensland provided most of the action in the cattle market this week with significant increases in yardings and slaughter levels there. After the big dip

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Market Comment

EYCI Rallies above 900 again

After stuttering briefly for the last fortnight, the EYCI has rallied again to rise above the 900¢/kg cwt mark. Indications of yardings retreating faster than

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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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