QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – by Bruce McLeish – “THE wool market resumed this week after the traditional three week winter recess, and although there were no fireworks, a good steady fire is currently burning to keep the market warm.
Forward selling prior to the auction opening indicated that market would be positive and the first selling day saw the market quickly account for the currency changes during the break, with AWEX’s eastern market indicator only increasing by 1c in Aussie terms, but US34c.”
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE – by Annabelle Cleeland – “Australian Wool Network (AWN) wool broker Russell Macgugan is an advocate for the Western District and the woolgrowers who reside there.
To celebrate these two passions, Mr Macgugan has begun facilitating clients’ involvement in AWN’s Direct Network Advantage which links woolgrowers to garments under a new Western District brand.”
STOCK & LAND – by Andrew Miller – “ATTITUDES towards the introduction of sheep and goat EID’s in Victoria had changed dramatically in the past 12 months, the state’s Chief Veterinary Officer Dr Charles Milne has said.”
STOCK & LAND – by Joely Mitchell – “IT WAS freezing cold at Sheepvention this week, so how exactly did people brave the conditions? Check out our gallery of people who visited the Hamilton… “
AUSTRALIAN WOOL INNOVATION – Wool market review – week ending 11 August 2017 (Week 6)
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovations Wool Exchange Portal is on track, with the completion of the project’s discovery phase this week.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – by Terry Sim – “MERINO rams sold for a record average at Hamilton’s Sheepvention ram sale this week, helped along by the Moorundie Poll Merino stud’s top price of $17,000.”
TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE – “Sales resumed this week after the annual three week mid-year recess.
Historically, this sale is normally a larger one, due to the extended break.
This year, 52,359 bales were offered to the trade. Sales opened on Tuesday with only Sydney and Melbourne offering.”
SHEEP CENTRAL – “WOOL prices rose despite a bigger offering in auction centres across Australia this week.”
NBR – by Tina Morrison – “A higher volume of wool was sold at auction in New Zealand this week after organisers skipped a week and held a double auction across both islands.”