As the O'Connell district reinvigorated from January and February rains, trading opportunities arose for Tom Roberts who imported Merino ewes from WA for $130 each plus $31/head transport cost.
Export uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic is continuing to impact Australia's lamb and mutton markets.
LiveCorp is speeding up accreditation of stock handlers to ensure live sheep and cattle boats keep sailing.
Major saleyards reported much reduced lamb numbers at the start of this week as a panic sell-off is put on hold.
New rules will ban live sheep exports to, or through, the Middle East to other ports for 3.5 months during the northern hemisphere summer.
We saw a big slap in the face for the wool market last week as the impacts of COVID-19 continue to reverberate around the globe.
It was another record breaking week at the Edenhope saleyards, with the highest price ever, $174, paid for first cross wether lambs.