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Chris Howie’s livestock market wrap – May 2020

Feed availability has given many the opportunity to jump back into the market. But what should we buy to make a quid? Chris Howie examines opportunities in the current market…Read More

Chris Howie, June 5, 2020

Dalby sale 3 June 2020: Additional Victorian processors join market

A Victorian export processor was present however one major exporter was absent from the buying panel. Feeder and restocker buyers continued to provide very strong competition across all classes of yearling steers and heifers…Read More

James Nason, June 4, 2020

Roma store sale 2 June 2020: Restockers keep heat on quality weaners

Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area but included a fair number from Western & North Western Queensland in a yarding where steers and heifers were present in similar numbers…Read More

Beef Central, June 3, 2020

MLA’s cattle and sheep market indicators back in action

Meat & Livestock Australia’s full suite of cattle and sheep market indicators will return from tomorrow, 3 June, after being suspended since March due to COVID-19 disruptions to market reporting…Read More

Beef Central, June 2, 2020

Rise in most stock category values in larger AuctionsPlus offering

Cattle numbers were up 10pc on AuctionsPlus this week with a total of offering of 21,083 head, while clearance rates eased from the highs experienced last week to sit at 84pc. The majority of stock categories rose in value with the biggest increases being PTIC cows which averaged $2157, up $293…Read More

Beef Central, May 31, 2020

Dalby sale 28 May 2020: Export demand eases with processor absence

A Victorian export processor was present however one major exporter was absent from the buying panel. Feeder and restocker buyers continued to provide very strong competition across all classes of yearling steers and heifers…Read More

Beef Central, May 28, 2020

Roma store sale 26 May 2020: Southern demand adds to competition

Cattle were mostly drawn from the local supply area but included a fair number from Western & North Western Queensland in a yarding where steers and heifers were present in similar numbers…Read More

Beef Central, May 27, 2020

Wagga sale 25 May 2020: Strong run into winter continues

Cattle prices at Wagga continued their stellar run leading into the winter, gaining 15-28c/kg…Read More

Leann Dax, May 26, 2020

Steer prices trend higher in 19,186 head AuctionsPlus offering

Young steer prices trended higher in another large commercial cattle offering of 19,186 head on AuctionsPlus this week. Cow and calf and PTIC cow prices softened but clearance rates firmed, hitting 92pc for both…Read More

Beef Central, May 24, 2020

Dalby sale 20 May 2020: Strong market for 4403 head yarding

A large panel of export buyers and feeder operators was present, and all were operating in a generally dearer market…Read More

Beef Central, May 21, 2020

Roma store sale 19 May 2020: Prices firm to dearer

Prices were improved from the previous week, particularly for heifers and cows, while steers held firm or improved over most categories…Read More

Beef Central, May 20, 2020

Wagga sale 18 May 2020: Trade, export demand stronger

Restocker demand for young cattle softened while demand for domestic and export cattle strengthened considerably…Read More

Leann Dax, May 19, 2020

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