Comparisons with prices during the short-lived Korean War wool boom in the early 1950s surfaced when the eastern market indicator (EMI) soared over $20 a kilogram clean earlier this year.
Brought forward by four weeks due to deteriorating seasonal conditions, the opening spring sheep sale in the Riverina saw values higher than expectations
In a fast paced sale, 15,000 sheep went under the hammer at Hay with prices $30-$50 above expectations
A late July rain shower on the north west slopes near Armidale, all six millimetres in the gauge, had the desired effect for long-time rotational grazier and holistic management advocate, Tim Wright, “Lana”.
The Munro family at Coolamon have formed long-term partnerships with their genetic suppliers and service providers.
Anecdotal evidence suggests if light lambs aren’t going back to the paddock, the shortage of prime lambs in mid-spring will really begin to bite.