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Consumer confidence is key ingredient

Auction prices were fairly frantic at the Australian fashion industry’s raw material sales last week as a degree of optimism spread through the trade and…

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Split down the lines

Australia’s wool market is following a familiar pattern, as three distinct segments continue to move in different directions. The “sum game” – or average –…

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Wool prices a big positive

After a volatile year in 2020, the wool market has rebounded strongly. From the very first sale of 2021, wool prices have been on a…

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Plevna Downs – producing organic wool in the outback

It’s a long way from Quilpie shire in outback Queensland to Europe, but that’s exactly where the organic, non-mulesed wool clip from Plevna Downs is…

Sheep, Wool

Market falls a fraction as trade sums-up likely demand

The Australian wool market managed to deal with a very big auction offering last week, and almost kept its head above the waterline. Despite the…

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Elders enables Hillcreston bloodline ewes to return to NSW

The national Elders network has enabled 652 superfine ewes to be relocated from Gnowellen, 95 km north of Albany WA, to Yass in NSW, an…

Sheep, Wool

China’s return lifts wool market

The Australian wool market found some legs last week with a strong jump on the back of renewed demand from China, with just a sprinkling…

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Withdrawals, high pass in rate results in scramble for wool

A familiar pattern continued at the Australian wool auctions last week, with a large initial offering, a decrease in price leading to large withdrawals and…

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The wisdom of a woolly

Though wrapped in wool all his life, Mal Nicholls has nonetheless taken a few knocks along the way, which have only made him a better…

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Keep your eyes on this

A short summary of key factors to keep an eye on in red meat markets during the 2021 season. Cattle Market Global cattle vs domestic…

Cattle, Latest News, Seasons, Sheep, Tech Services, Wool

Twice a year shearing breakthrough and wool clipping pregnancy test

Pregnant Merino ewes that are shorn twice a year spend more time grazing, put on more weight and are likely to have healthier lambs with…

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Things to think about this spring: Wool

With spring fast approaching, there are several actions that woolgrowers should be taking to ensure success in the upcoming season. We checked in with Elders…

Financial Services, Wool