The Stock Take: Mecardo's Robert Herrmann looks at the margins of buying in and finishing Merino lambs on current prices.
The red meat industry’s National Supply Chain Group is this week meeting in the Beef Capital of Rockhampton, Queensland.
In the wake of a season recognised for lamb prices never seen before, mutton has come out the star performer.
Best lines of quality ewes sold well while the plainer conditioned ewes were tougher to clear but all were sold.
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has issued a show cause notice on International Livestock Exports (ILE).
The annual average Eastern States Trade Lamb Indicator is not expected to move below 700¢ for the next few years.
The Livestock and Rural Transporters Association of WA is warning the closure of the live sheep trade would have a massive flow-on affect.