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Weekly Wool Report

Global health concerns have impacted the Australian wool market this week. The outbreak of the coronavirus has forced multiple countries to enforce travel restrictions, severely impacting the workforces of many overseas mills. This has created uncertainty among many large importers of Australian wool, which in turn has affected the buying confidence of local exporters. The...
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Livestock Marketing Options

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The Annual Tasmanian Flock Ewe Competition

  It’s that time of year again – that is it’s the time of year to apply to be part of our annual Tasmanian Flock Ewe competition! Please contact Damian or Andrew on details below for further information. The competition is open to all Tasmanian merino & dual purpose sheep producers. With most sincere thanks...
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Wool Manager’s Report

There were approximately 45,000 bales rostered for sale this week. Tuesday saw a New Zealand only offering in Melbourne, this selection followed the same trend as the Australian market, with better types well supported. The Australian market was very solid, consolidating nicely after last weeks gains. The most encouraging thing though is the market in...
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Weekly Wool Report

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Wool Manager’s Report

This week I thought it would be worthwhile to talk about wool measurements and what they mean. It has long been reported that micron is the one measurement that has the largest influence on price and history supports this statistic. Greasy length, measured in millimetres and staple strength, measured in newtons per kilotex, have been...
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Wool Manager’s Report

It was an extremely small offering for this time of year this week. 35,000 bales rostered nationally with 2,500 ex New Zealand selling in Melbourne on Tuesday. The positive sentiment from last week continued into this week with most merino price guides firming 5 to 15 cents clean in early trade. Crossbreds failed to fire...
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