Month

February 2018

Weekly Wool Market Update

2018-02-23 Roberts Wool Bulletin
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Livestock Report

This week saw the first of our weaner cattle sales for 2018. The market was firm with 300kg+ steers making 320 to 330c/kg and light steers 350 to 380c/kg The heifer portion 300kg + making 250c/kg to 270c/kg and light heifers 270c/kg to 300c/kg. Today will see Roberts Auctions conducting a sale at Springfield on...
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Wool Report

This week’s Eastern Market Indicator rose by 8 cents to close at 1820 which is only 1 cent below the record levels set in January. Price increases of between 20 to 50 cents clean were achieved across all merino fleece micron ranges, whilst the crossbreds could only manage 5 to 20 cents. Skirtings struggled to...
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Livestock Report with Nick Towns

The week started of with an Autumn feel with some rain in some parts of the midlands and north of the state, and temperatures dropping. Numbers continued to be low in both Quoiba and Powranna prime markets and prices remained firm. Last Friday the 9th was the Leith White Suffolk ram sale, the sale was...
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Weekly Wool Market Update

2018-02-16 Roberts Wool Bulletin
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Wool Report

The Tasmanian origin feature wool sale took place on Tuesday of this week with just under 4000 bales on offer. With many growers taking advantage of the higher prices on offer prior to Christmas the offering was lower than in previous years. However the quality of wool on offer was second to none with an...
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Weekly Wool Market Update

2018-02-09 Roberts Wool Bulletin
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Livestock Report with Nick Towns

The first week of February saw some thunderstorms around the state with some areas getting large amounts of rain. The Powranna and Quoiba prime markets had reduced numbers which has seen a correction in price with all categories firm to dearer. Thursday 22nd February will be our first Weaner sale at Powranna. With the dry...
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Wool Report with Andrew Murfet

This week’s wool market saw the entire merino spectrum rise on all types and descriptions. Prices generally rose between 60 and 120 cents clean with some superfine types extreme. Cardings and crossbred types also improved from the previous week. This should hold us in good stead for next week when we offer just on 4,000...
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Weekly Wool Market Update

2018-02-02 Roberts Wool Bulletin
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