Meatwork shutdowns due to COVID: Will there be a backlog?

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated October 4 2021 - 6:50am, first published 5:00am
COVID-19 cases put processing sector in the south on knife edge

THE increasing threat of shutdowns at abattoirs due to COVID-19 cases among staff is raising concerns about a processing backlog hitting the south right on the cusp of the spring lamb flush.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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