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Export prices for meat achieved their highest-ever level in the December 2019 quarter, Stats NZ said today.
The NZ meat industry’s challenges in the UK have increased with UK retailer Waitrose planning to source all lamb from only British producers.
Cold spring weather is keeping a lid on pasture and lamb growth rates, so early weaning some lamb crop may be a good option.
Lamb prices have cracked the $8/kg mark for the second successive year and things could get even better.
Sheep farmers are in for another year of solid returns, says ASB’s senior rural economist Nathan Penny.
Lamb prices have held up at much stronger levels than expected, says ANZ’s agricultural economist Susan Kilsby.
Lamb prices look set to bottom out just below $7/kg as the end of the season nears, according to ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny.