A large offering to open the calendar year doesn't discourage prices with solid demand for Merino fleeces.
China increased their share of Aussie mutton exports in 2021, but it was the US that broke records with some robust volumes.
It's the commercial that got Australia talking this week, but what really goes into putting together Australia's summer lamb advertisment?
The AW Howard Memorial Trust Program, which fosters and supports pasture research throughout Australia, has awarded fellowships and scholarships to five recipients who will undertake studies to help improve pasture-based livestock production systems.
Industry experts say the Merino will continue to be an important part of the sheep industry but warn the road to recovery for crossbred wool producers may be a long one.
As a sole operator representative at the WWC, he was one of a declining breed who are gradually being replaced by contract buyers.
Australian Wool Testing Authority (AWTA) statistics from wool tests during the July 1 to December 31 period show the average WA wool yield was 64.5 per cent, up from 62.7pc in the first half of the previous season.
Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) general manager research Jane Littlejohn said some woolgrowers were "reporting reduced protection levels" by blowfly protection chemicals.