Lighter steers and heifer categories rose in value, while heavier feeder weights declined in a smaller offering of 18,027 head on AuctionsPlus this week. PTIC female sand cows with calves all showed solid gains in price…Read MoreBeef Central, April 5, 2020
The good runs of trade cattle were firm to 6c cheaper with the prime steer yearlings selling from 365c to 398c, while the prime heifer yearlings sold from 360c to 405c/kg…Read MoreDavid Monk, April 3, 2020
Regional Livestock Exchange has reiterated sales at its network of sites across Eastern Australia are scheduled to continue following concerning reports that misinformation about the function of saleyards during the COVID-19 pandemic is being circulated to industry, media and the general public…Read MoreBeef Central, April 2, 2020
There’s been a dramatic retraction in feeder cattle prices over the past two or three weeks, with many export and domestic feeder categories falling 10 percent on values seen earlier in March…Read MoreJon Condon, March 31, 2020
Some young cattle categories lifted a little in price, while others eased in AuctionsPlus trading this week, in another enormous catalogue of 28,852 head. Friday’s sales encountered technical problems brought on by COVID-19 issues, however.
David Littleproud confirmed today that livestock saleyards and wool auctions are able to continue, as livestock peak councils back industry-wide steps to keep saleyards to prevent the spread of COVID-19…Read MoreBeef Central, March 27, 2020
Meat & Livestock Australia’s livestock market indicators have been temporarily suspended, under a raft of measures put in place through the National Livestock Reporting Service under COVID-19 constraints…Read MoreBeef Central, March 27, 2020
The large panel of export buyers included the return of a supermarket buyer plus most of the regular feeder operators and restockers. Most classes could not maintain the high levels of the previous week…Read MoreBeef Central, March 19, 2020