Low throughput has lessened the impact of abattoir virus shutdowns

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated July 23 2020 - 6:23am, first published July 22 2020 - 9:00am
CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM: Geoff Davies, Goorambat, says he's hopeful abattoir shutdowns will be lifted in time for the spring lambing flush.

The shutdown of several abattoirs and meatpacking plants, due to coronavirus, came at a time when there was likely to be the least disruption to markets, according to one specialist agricultural consulting service.

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Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.

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