Lamb prices lower this year

Updated at 9:08 am on 8 December 2012

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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