64 year low for NZ lamb crop

By Angus Brown
January 25 2019 - 9:30am
Annual New Zealand lamb crop: The New Zealand lamb crop for 2018 is expected to be at a 64 year low due to lower ewe joinings.
Annual New Zealand lamb crop: The New Zealand lamb crop for 2018 is expected to be at a 64 year low due to lower ewe joinings.

AUSTRALIA’S main competitor for lamb, New Zealand, continues to see supplies decline. The number of ewes joined has fallen 2 per cent to 17.375 million head. This was only partly compensated for by better lambing percentages.

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