Record sheep prices in WA are the talk of the industry at the moment with lambs hitting $260 at Muchea last week.
Industry leaders say lamb producers shouldn't take their foot of the reform pedal despite record sheepmeat prices.
The WA record price for lambs has been broken again with a line of Prime SAMM ram lambs selling for $289 at Katanning.
WOOL is back in fashion, with a resurgence of the Australian Merino wool industry resulting in strong prices for the iconic Australian fibre.
As lamb prices continue to rise, all indications are the forecast shortage in supply is edging closer.
A NEW shearing shed means there will be more options for the future of Mick O'Brien's sheep enterprise, based at Northampton.
Prime SAMMs have been the only type of sheep on this property since the family opted to go out of Merinos about 15 years ago.
The sheep market is up on last year after holding steady for the previous few years, while the wool market, despite falling away in the past month is still very strong after four years of upward price movement.