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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 Comment

Market strength in the south

Both price and supply of lambs appear to have found some stability. Saleyard throughput has been tracking at close to average levels for the last

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Market Analysis

Store sheep prices sliding

The shine has come off store sheep prices. After spending six months at historically extreme levels store lambs have eased in recent weeks, and some

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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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