MLA Australian Sheep Industry Projections 2017
Attached below is the latest MLA forecast on the Australian sheep industry for 2017. There is a forecast of a 2% decline in lamb slaughter to 22 million hd. It forecasts that the June to September quarter will be the tightest for supply. Another factor for Australian lamb prices to remain high is the continual decline in NZ lamb and mutton exports.
MLA Forecast February 2017 (608 KB)