THE Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has received just five complaints about Meat and Livestock Australia’s controversial Australia day lamb campaign which has cracked new records with more than 7.2 million views in four days.
The Australian wool market has set a new national record with the Eastern Market Indicator soaring to 1431 cents a kilogram clean.
AWEX’s eastern wool market indicator has hit near record levels - only 3c below the all time high set in 2016.
AGENTS believe strong demand for lambs will absorb the swelling number of heavy stock hitting the market and buffer any impact on prices.
The looming Chinese new year holiday period is expected to have a soft impact on the Australian wool market, while sheep meat exports are expected to continue unscathed.
Lead drafts of first-cross ewes failed to drew the elevated attention of other late-in-the-season markets at Kyneton ewe sale on Friday.
Victoria’s growing interest in (and obvious shortage of) crossbred sheep was borne out Thursday when buyers from all major prime lamb districts flocked to Ballarat for the second’s of southwest region’s crossbred ewe sales.
A single yard of Border Leicester Merino-cross young ewes won the honours for the best priced at the Landmark Casterton summer sheep sale.