Sheep

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Market Comment

Young lambs take to the field

After last week’s market was defeated by a surge in lamb supplies, the correction kept some sellers away and most yards reported lower throughput this

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – October 2020

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for October 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

What ewes owe you

Speculation about what the coming replacement ewe sale season will bring is not uncommon at this time of year. Looking back just a couple of

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Market Analysis

Lamb weights on a sumo sized trend.

2020 has delivered brilliant seasonal conditions for lamb producers across the country, with the break of the drought and consistent rainfall resulting on excellent feed

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Market Comment

The good news delivered

All the motions were in place for another week of positive prices and boy did it deliver. Fewer lambs in yards, another splash of the

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Research: Impact of the live sheep export moratorium

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we consulted with stakeholders in the sheep supply chain to identify the impact of the moratorium on the live sheep export trade.

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