Sheep, lamb slaughter to drop but carcase weights to rise

Updated September 29 2020 - 12:12am, first published 12:00am
It is expected that 2020 sheep and lamb slaughter will drop from 2019 levels, but that carcase weights will increase.

Despite demand uncertainties, sheep producers appear to have commenced flock rebuilding amid improved seasonal conditions, high end productivity and record lamb prices, according to Meat & Livestock Australia's 2020 Sheep Industry Projections September update.

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