Goats market trends

Prices are extremely high at the moment due to limited supply and demand that remains on a higher level, according to AMT.

The recent drought towards the western production areas resulted in lower than usual herd and slaughter numbers. However, lower demand and higher supply resulted in the price to trend downward over the recent past.

Price movements

  • Large – The price is 2.56% higher compared to the previous week, 12.44% lower than a month ago and 6.20% higher than last year the same time.
  • Small – The price is 18.96% lower compared to the previous week, 10.35% higher than a month ago and 25.58% higher than last year the same time.
  • Ewes – The price is 2.61% lower compared to the previous week, 1.99% higher than a month ago and 30.79% higher than last year the same time.