Export Lamb

Increasing saleyard supplies follow strong export lamb demand

Terry Sim, October 3, 2014

Strong demand for Australian lamb in September has fostered increasing saleyard supplies, Meat & Livestock Australia reported this week.

MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service said national lamb supply was 26 percent higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head last week, with all states except WA yarding larger numbers.

Consignments lifted by 30pc in NSW to 64,134 and by 37pc to 38,148 in Victoria. Numbers in SA lifted 13pc to 21,972, while throughput in WA fell 30pc to 3600.

The NLRS said national sheep supply increased 4pc, to 51,541 head, as consignments in NSW rose by 13pc to 21,240 and by 37pc in SA to 9414.

MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service said national lamb supply was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head last week, with all states except WA yarding larger numbers.

Consignments lifted by 30pc in NSW to 64,134 and by 37pc to 38,148 in Victoria. Numbers in SA lifted 13pc to 21,972, while throughput in WA fell 30pc to 3600.

The NLRS said national sheep supply increased 4pc, to 51,541 head, as consignments in NSW rose by 13pc to 21,240 and by 37pc in SA to 9414.

Source: MLA, NLRS

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