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Lamb prices are likely to flatten off a little, but stay pretty much towards current levels, says Beef+Lamb chief economist Andrew Burtt.
The apparent ease with which the global lamb markets have been able to absorb extra volumes from New Zealand and Australia indicates demand remains very strong, a Rabobank report says.
The introduction of the Beltex breed to the New Zealand sheep industry is off to a flying start: the breed’s inaugural sale drew a price believed to be a New Zealand record for any crossbred ram lamb.
Meat company Silver Fern Farms is launching the first sea-freight container shipment of chilled beef as well as multiple air-freight orders of beef and lamb set for Chinese customers.
Markets for New Zealand lamb have performed strongly for the last six months, says Affco general manager Andy Leonard.