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Livestock Insight | December 1, 2020

1 December 2020

AgriHQ analyst Nicola Dennis takes us through last week’s Livestock Insight reports looking at the RCEP agreement, easing slaughter prices and shippinAgriHQ analyst Nicola Dennis takes us through last week’s Livestock Insight reports looking at the RCEP agreement, easing slaughter prices and shipping concerns. 

AgriHQ&A | La Niña and the store markets

27 November 2020

Join AgriHQ analysts Suz Bremner and Nicola Dennis along with Weather Watch’s Phil Duncan as they discuss grass. More specifically, how the late grass market has affected store stock prices. And the chances that the good green stuff sticks around.

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ACROSS THE RAILS | On-farm cattle sales grow in popularity

27 November 2020

The on-farm sale scene is not only reserved for sheep, as they also grow in popularity for South Island cattle breeders and farmers. Recent sales have been well-supported as buyers appreciate being able to purchase high volumes of good quality stock in ‘clean’ lines. 

Livestock Insight | November 24, 2020

24 November 2020

AgriHQ analyst Nicola Dennis takes us through last week’s Livestock Insight reports looking at the Chinese market, the over- and under-priced store stock and what the covid19 vaccine is doing to the NZ dollar.

PULSE | Store lamb numbers a lot tighter

20 November 2020

Spring lambs are showing up at processing plants and in the store pens, but in many cases it’s more of a trickle than a flow. On-farm feed conditions are influencing buying and selling patterns. While slaughter rates are tight, good feed levels don’t appear to be giving farmers the confidence to step into the store market.

ACROSS THE RAILS | Buyers head on-farm for lambs

20 November 2020

Buyers packed their gumboots and headed out onto Canterbury farms for another round of sheep sales. A high volume of prime and store lambs, as well as cast-for-age ewes made the trip to the farms worthwhile and let’s face it, who doesn’t like a jaunt into the countryside?

Livestock Insight | November 17, 2020

17 November 2020

AgriHQ analyst Nicola Dennis takes us through last week’s Livestock Insight reports looking at bad intel from the global press, our reliance on the US beef market and that academic paper that wants to axe NZ beef breeding cows.