Lamb sale numbers spike

Annabelle Cleeland
By Annabelle Cleeland
Updated November 8 2017 - 1:50am, first published 1:49am
Mecardo market analyst Angus Brown, Hamilton, Vic, said record lamb yardings across the country had been triggered by dry weather in NSW and parts of SA, and strong spring prices encouraging turnoff in other states.

Lamb yardings have spiked 21 per cent nationally to record levels this spring, as high turn-off and good prices indicate tight times ahead for supply.


Annabelle Cleeland

Annabelle Cleeland

National Sheep & Wool Writer

Annabelle Cleeland is Fairfax Media’s national sheep and wool writer. Annabelle joined the Fairfax team in 2012 to nurture her love of Australian agriculture. She began as the Victorian western district reporter at Stock & Land before taking on a senior position as a journalist reporting on all industries statewide. Annabelle’s appetite to report on issues which affect the sheep and wool industry has seen her travel to many parts of Australia and abroad. She is excited to spin industry yarns during a period of substantial demand for the sheepmeat and wool industries. Annabelle enjoys horse riding and climbing mountains, and is a lazy supporter of the Geelong Football Club.

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