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Feeder buyers sweep Ballarat yarding, lighter sales ‘outstanding’

Spiraling store cattle values sold at Ballarat on Friday kept pace with the beef industry’s surging Eastern Young Cattle Indicator that broke through the 900c/kg barrier earlier in the week…Read More

Murray Arnel, April 19, 2021

Buyers showing signs of hesitancy at current market levels in online trading

AuctionsPlus cattle offerings increased a further 13pc this week to 22,234 head, with prices fluctuating on the previous week, as buyers appeared to be hesitant at current market levels for the proven breeding lines. Meanwhile Stocklive saw strong online buyer demand at the Inverell Regional Livestock Exchange sale on Thursday,..Read More

Beef Central, April 17, 2021

EYCI cracks record 900c – but is it sustainable?

The national cattle industry benchmark, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator pushed beyond 900c/kg for the first time yesterday, but current trading levels may be hard to sustain, evidence suggests.  ..Read More

Jon Condon, April 15, 2021

Dalby sale 7 April 2021: Strong demand in bigger yarding

Light weight yearling steers returning to the paddock averaged 18c/kg better. Yearling steers to feed the domestic market averaged 4c/kg dearer…Read More

Beef Central, April 15, 2021

Roma store sale 13 April 2021: Steers dominate larger yarding

Demand remained strong across the yarding with price fluctuation reflective of quality variations…Read More

James Nason, April 14, 2021

Big jump in numbers online as weather clears

A disrupted and short selling week failed to dampen the surge in cattle offered online this week, with AuctionsPlus numbers hitting 19,631 head – up 167pc on the previous week. Most young cattle retracted in price…Read More

Beef Central, April 11, 2021

Dalby sale 7 April 2021: Most classes dearer

Most classes sold to a dearer trend with yearling steers to feed and restockers improving by 6c to 16c/kg. Yearling heifers also experienced some price improvements…Read More

Beef Central, April 8, 2021

Chris Howie’s market wrap: Spotting the price trends

The spot market seems to be the main focaus as over the next month this is where we will see pricing trends start to appear…Read More

Chris Howie , April 7, 2021

Roma store sale 6 April 2021: Demand firm for steers

Demand remained firm across most of the steers, while heifers fluctuated and cows improved across the board…Read More

Beef Central, April 7, 2021

Online offerings decline in run-in to Easter

AS much of the south eastern regions of Australia continued to dry out this week, the overall supply of cattle continued to remain very tight on AuctionsPlus heading into the Easter break. AuctionsPlus offerings dropped by 3240 head or 30pc on the previous week, to 7365 head…Read More

Beef Central, April 2, 2021

Dalby sale 31 March 2021: Solid demand for mixed quality yarding

The usual feeder buyers and local and interstate restockers were active in the market, however one local trade buyer was also absent…Read More

Beef Central, April 1, 2021

Roma store sale 30 March 2021: Feeders, restockers push prices higher

Export buyer attendance was lower but regular feeder and restocker buyers were very active, with light weight yearling steers and heifers returning to the paddock or background experienced price improvements…Read More

Guest Author, March 31, 2021

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