The Stock Take: Mecardo's Olivia Agar analyses Australian lamb exports.
There has been a spike in exhibitor and sheep entries in the Merino section of the Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama.
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Southern Brook Abattoir, Hopeland (west of Serpentine), has been in operation for 11 weeks but held its official opening last week when the media was invited to tour the facility.
A widespread price lift for all sheep and lamb categories suggest waning supply throughout the eastern states.
Prices hit unprecedented levels when they went beyond the $300 mark at Carlo and Jenny Varone’s flock dispersal at Little Italy via Hyden last week.
Our sheep industry has been searching for a single, united voice to share the importance of live sheep exports to government, regulators and the general public.
Producers should aim for a condition score of at least 2.7 if they have any chance of bearing lambs says industry specialist.