Price penalties temper weight gains

Annabelle Cleeland
December 15 2016 - 9:00am
Processors are tightening grid specifications and increasing penalties to out-of-specification carcases to better reflect customer demands.
Processors are tightening grid specifications and increasing penalties to out-of-specification carcases to better reflect customer demands.

A WARNING has been issued of a significant increase to price penalties for overweight lamb carcases as “irresponsible” processor grids fail to reflect global market signals.

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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