Month

April 2018

Weekly Wool Market Update

2018-04-27 Roberts Wool Bulletin
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Wool Report

Due to the ANZAC day holiday this week’s offering of 43500 bales went under the hammer on Tuesday and Thursday. By the close of selling on Tuesday all microns had seen steady increases, influenced significantly by the demand for low vegetable matter wools. Good premiums for low mid breaks and high staple strength were also...
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Weekly Wool Market Update

2018-04-20 Roberts Wool Bulletin
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Wool Report

With the smaller offering this week of around 40,000 bales some buyers had concerns about securing supply. With those thoughts in mind, strong buyer sentiment was evident from the opening hammer pushing prices up over all microns types and descriptions. By the end of the week prices had lifted between 40 and 70 cents lifting...
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Wool Report

Sales resumed in all three centres this week after the annual one week Easter break. The offering exceeded 54,000 bales the largest weekly offering this season. Wool with good measurements attracted premiums but the lesser types came under heavy pressure on Tuesday with 18.5 micron and finer losing between 50 to 60 cents clean. The...
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Weekly Wool Market Update

2018-04-13 Roberts Wool Bulletin
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Livestock Report

Another busy week in livestock with Bothwell cattle sale last Thursday with some 800 cattle on offer with the well bred calves selling on very firm rates. Prime cattle and sheep markets were well supported with good numbers of all categories of stock and prices fully firm to dearer. Auctions plus weaner sale on Thursday...
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Wool Report

No wool sales this week due to the Easter recess. Sales commence next week in Melbourne, Sydney and Fremantle with a large national offering of over 56,000 bales. With 30,000 of those being offered in the one centre (Melbourne) let’s hope some new business has been written over the Easter break.
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