Rain lessens panic, but still a mixed bag of good and bad news for meat producers.
The sale of all rams offered at the inaugural invitational dorper and white dorper ram sale at Charleville has underlined the growth in the meat sheep industry in southern Queensland.
Export uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic is continuing to impact Australia's lamb and mutton markets.
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.
Longreach shearing contractor Raelene Bowden has isolated herself and her team of 15 as her way of managing the new protocols brought in to manage the spread of COVID-19 in the shearing industry.
It was another record breaking week at the Edenhope saleyards, with the highest price ever, $174, paid for first cross wether lambs.
Edenhope held the national record for ewe prices for mere hours but it retains the highest price in Victoria, with prices to $388.