Sheep

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Market Analysis

Restockers required

Restocker lambs have opened the year as one of the hottest commodities, surging higher as producers, feeders and processors compete for whatever livestock they can

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Market Analysis

Australia doesn’t lamb alone

The annual Australian Lamb summer campaign launched the industry’s domestic marketing campaign for 2021 and so far seems to have hit the right note with

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Market Analysis

Happy new lamb

What a difference a year makes! A phrase uttered by many producers in the south east over the past few months, as one of the

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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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Market Analysis

Flock figures to fire in 2021

Grass fever and high prices looks to be enough to encourage plenty of confidence in the sheep industry, despite uncertainty surrounding export markets due to

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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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