Goat market outlook

Goat 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. Based on seasonality, these prices can gradually start to decrease as there is some resistance towards higher prices at the moment.

  • Large – The price is 1.90% lower compared to the previous week, 6.69% lower than a month ago and 20.88% lower than last year the same time.
  • Small – The price is 2.25% lower compared to the previous week, 10.20% lower than a month ago and 2.16% lower than last year the same time.
  • Ewes – The price is 2.95% lower compared to the previous week, 1.50% higher than a month ago and 10.79% higher than last year the same time.