Lamb market’s rain cheque

Annabelle Cleeland
Updated September 23 2016 - 2:48pm, first published September 20 2016 - 6:00am
Agents believe any decline in lamb prices would prompt a switch to weight gain thanks to grain prices and seasonal conditions.
Agents believe any decline in lamb prices would prompt a switch to weight gain thanks to grain prices and seasonal conditions.

WHILE the favourable season is spurring lamb prices and providing more marketing options for producers, livestock agents are concerned rates are reaching unsustainable levels.

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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