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Sheep market – December update

At a glance Supply of lambs in southern states weighed on prices in early November, however demand remains high as unprecedented spring conditions stretch into…

Sheep

Gold standard wool lifts returns for Greenwich Pastoral

Tasmanian graziers Chris and Hannah Downie are now reaping the rewards from their commitment to sustainable and responsible wool production. They recently achieved certification under…

Sheep

The first choice for sheep summer drench programs

As the only combination drench containing monepantel, which delivers high efficacy against a broad spectrum of internal parasites, and with a new export slaughter interval…

Animal Health, Seasons, Sheep

Bidders, Winners and Records – November stud stock update

With widespread rain across most of eastern Australia hinting at better seasons ahead, stud sale prices continue to climb as buyers invest for 2022. We…

Cattle, Livestock, Sheep

Sheep market – November update

At a glance Yarding numbers in southern states increased sharply in October after cooler conditions in September. Trade lamb prices have finally come under pressure…

Sheep

Bidders, Winners and Records – October livestock update

As stud sales continue across the country this month we review some of the highlights from our Elders network, as well as some of the results rewriting the record…

Cattle, Livestock, Sheep

Preventing parasite problems in livestock

Research by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) estimates that internal parasites cost the Australian livestock industry approximately $529 million a year. This includes production losses,…

Animal Health, Cattle, Livestock, Sheep

Elders National Shedding Breeds Ewe Sale

Shedding sheep are fast becoming one of the most in-demand classes of sheep in Australia according to data from AuctionsPlus. Sales data on the 2020-21 year highlights a 131 per cent (pc) increase in…

Sheep

Sheep market – October update

At a glance Yarding numbers in Victoria are lagging the rest of the country due to a late spring. Trade lamb prices have persisted at…

Livestock, Sheep

A sale with a difference on the Eyre Peninsula

Prior to 2015, sheep producers on the Eyre Peninsula had a less than ideal route to market. The trip from Elliston to the Jamestown sale…

Sheep

Bidders, Winners and Records – September livestock update

Stud sales across the country are coming in hot this month, with buyers looking to invest in quality genetics going into 2022. We review some…

Cattle, Livestock, Sheep

Managing the growth of ewe weaners

Elders livestock production coordinator, Rob Inglis recently unveiled the results of a trial, looking specifically at what are the long-term effects of the weight of…

Sheep