Lamb prices lower this year
Lamb prices are shabby this year in the lower North and South Islands.
This time last year some farmers in Wairarapa were getting $8per kg - last week they got $5.15.
Country Life reports that recently a contact near Mossburn sent a mob of 20kg lambs away for processing and was paid $106 per lamb. Last year he was getting $160 per lamb.
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