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We are already witnessing the impacts of tight lamb and sheep supply in early 2020, and forecasts are for this to continue. Meat and Livestock

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Restocker lamb price boom

January rains have only really seen a small part of New South Wales reach its monthly average, but it has certainly sparked restocker interest in

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Trading Merino Lambs

Last week we took a look at the margins on feeding crossbred lambs, which raised a query from a reader. They are interested in trading

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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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