Sheep

Recent Articles

Percentiles with a background image of hay bales
Market Analysis

Percentiles – August 2022

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for August 2022. Click below to view the latest report Grains Oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy Fuel Percentiles are an important

Read More »
Market Comment

Ewe the one that I want

Lamb and sheep markets experienced a generous lift this week as competition fired up at saleyards and quality generally seemed improved. Prices aren’t quite back

Read More »
Market Analysis

NSW driving flock increase?

For two years the flock rebuild has been quoted as one of the driving factors behind strong sheep and lamb prices. With the release of

Read More »
Market Comment

Old lambs trample prices

It was a pretty ordinary week in sheep and lamb markets. All indicators tanked, with lamb at levels not seen since the depths of the

Read More »
Market Analysis

Live sheep trade still slipping

Sheep live export numbers have continued to fall away in 2022, despite promising volumes at the beginning of year. Last year’s total figure was the

Read More »
Market Analysis

Will old run in to new?

While Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is no doubt the most talked about subject around sheep yards at the moment, second has to be the

Read More »
Market Analysis

Flock forecast to flourish faster

All sheep industry data is on the increase, with the flock size and subsequent slaughter, production and export volumes growing at a faster than first

Read More »
Sheep flock
Market Comment

Lamb prices swinging on supply

A few missing buyers left competition lacking for finished stock in many eastern saleyards this week. The store market has also gone a bit quiet

Read More »

Don’t have an account with us? Join free.

You can have full premium access to all of our content with a monthly or annual subscription. 

Alternatively, create a free account to access our Insights blog and two free premium article a month!

Commodity conversations podcast cover image, a illustration of a sheep standing on a cow's back with grain either side
Listen to the podcast

Join the Mecardo team for the Commodity Conversations podcast, where we provide short weekly market recaps and longer conversations with guests to discuss the drivers and trends in livestock, grain and fibre markets.

Photo of a farmer surrounded by Merino sheep in dusty yards
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. 

Image of harvested grain pouring into a chaser bin
SERVICES AND CAPABILITIES STATEMENT BROCHURE

We don’t just bring you the most up to date market insights. Find out more about Mecardo’s services including risk management advisory, modelling, benchmarking, research & consultancy.