Sheep

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Market Analysis

Restocker lamb price boom

January rains have only really seen a small part of New South Wales reach its monthly average, but it has certainly sparked restocker interest in

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Market Analysis

Trading Merino Lambs

Last week we took a look at the margins on feeding crossbred lambs, which raised a query from a reader. They are interested in trading

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2019 feature
Market Analysis

I’ll tell you what

Everyone loves statistics. You can’t watch sport now without being bombarded by them. For our last article of 2019 here is a review of the

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Market Analysis

Fuel for the fodder

Our team covers a range of commodities, from goats to fertilizer. One of the agri products which we have not covered in much detail has

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Market Analysis

Saleyard to OTH (after costs)

In late October we looked at the spread behaviour between saleyard and over the hooks (OTH) prices for national lamb markets, focusing in on 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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