Month

April 2017

Wool Manager’s Report

There was a lot of anticipation about how the market would open up this week after the traditional one week Easter recess. Early forecasts showed a sharp jump in roster volumes with close to 60,000 bales initially estimated. In today’s terms 60,000 bales is a very large volume week and when we consider that every...
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Wool Manager’s Report

I thought I would commence this week’s column discussing the abrupt correction we saw on Wednesday last week. After a long period of gains week after week, mainly in the finer microns and mainly driven by China. 21.0 and finer retraced between 50 and 100 cents with medium wools least affected. On face value it...
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Wool Manager’s Report

  With last week’s relatively significant correction in the market I thought it would be worth looking at what has happened since Christmas as a way of trying to keep things in perspective. Included is a table that shows a snapshot of the market showing the indicator prices at the close of last week compared...
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Sheep Classing & Selection Day

The Stud Merino Breeders Association of Tasmania in association with AWI will be holding a Merino sheep classing and selection day at “Beaufront”, Ross on Friday the 21st of April. The session will run from approximately 9:30am until 3pm and will be conducted by Stuart Hodgson from AWI.  Stuart is a well-known and respected sheep...
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