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Young cattle remain near record levels in larger 12,260 head AuctionsPlus offering

Young cattle prices remained near record levels in a larger offering of 12,260 head on AuctionsPlus this week. A clear recent trend has been the restoration of premiums paid for Wagyu cross backgrounder and feeder cattle, with four steer and heifer categories in this week’s sale topped by F1 Wagyu.   ..Read More

Beef Central, January 23, 2021

Dalby sale 10 Jan 2021: Prices lift across most classes

Prices generally improved across most classes, with light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock reaching a new high level of 712.2c/kg…Read More

Beef Central, January 21, 2021

Roma store 19 Jan 2021: Market opens with record light steer prices

Prices improved across the yarding markedly from the last sale for 2020 due to the reduced supply and strong competition, with light weight yearling steers under 200kg reaching new record prices…Read More

Beef Central, January 20, 2021

Wagga sale 18 Jan: Numbers jump with strong demand

Feedlot and restocker demand continue to drive cattle prices at Wagga, in a bigger yarding of 3080.  ..Read More

Leann Dax, January 19, 2021

Young cattle dearer in 10,920 head AuctionsPlus offering

Young steer and heifer categories mostly rose in price in a larger AuctionsPlus offering last week, when 10,920 commercial cattle were offered. Above average seasonal conditions in many areas of eastern Australia continued to underpin very strong buyer demand…Read More

Beef Central, January 18, 2021

Premiums being paid for heifers over steers in super-heated young cattle market

Heifers have gone past equivalent steers in value in young cattle trading during the opening stages 2021 in large parts of eastern Australia, for the first time in recent memory. What’s driving it?..Read More

Jon Condon, January 15, 2021

Chris Howie’s southern sales wrap: Options aplenty as market runs hot

Why experience and understanding trumps luck in understanding the trends | Don’t get wound up about market indicators, look for the subtle changes inside the larger number | Positivity in the livestock industry should be our focus leading into 2021…Read More

Chris Howie , January 14, 2021

MLA Indicators return to operation after shutdown

MLA has recommenced reporting the over-the-hooks (OTH) indicators and feeder report and yarding reports after shutting down for the Christmas period…Read More

Beef Central, January 14, 2021

Dalby sale 13 Jan 2021: Market rises in rain-shortened opening yarding

Buyer attendance was good with a full panel of export processors plus feed and local trade buyers active in the market, as well as local and interstate restockers. Prices generally improved on the levels experienced at the close of last year…Read More

Beef Central, January 14, 2021

Thomas Elder Markets analysis: Look at those weaner prices!

In this cross-posting from the Thomas Elder Markets website, livestock market analyst Matt Dalgleish tackles the question many people are pondering in the wake of the 2021 southern weaner sales: can buyers still expect to turn a profit from young cattle purchased at last week’s record price levels?   ..Read More

Matt Dalgleish, Thomas Elder Markets, January 13, 2021

2021 weaner sales: ‘era of the female’ | online sales to stay | too much for one week?

As the dust settles on last week’s record-breaking southern weaner sales, market analyst Murray Arnel and three Elders livestock managers last night took a deeper dive via video interview into some of the main trends that emerged and the outlook for demand and prices from here…Read More

James Nason, January 12, 2021

Wagga sale 11 Jan: Sizzling start to 2021

Quality was fair to good and a large gallery of onlookers who were eager to watch how the sale would unfold, with prices arguably dearer than the previous sale…Read More

Leann Dax, January 12, 2021

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