Is wool looking down the barrel of becoming a bi-product of the sheep industry?

Kristen Frost
By Kristen Frost
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:44pm, first published January 12 2022 - 2:00am
For the second consecutive quarter, Merinos made up less than 75pc of the total breeding flock of 41.8 million ewes.

Historically high lamb prices achieved in the last two years are influencing the expansion of Australia's sheep sector, with 90 per cent of producers intending to maintain or increase their ewe numbers.

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Kristen Frost

Kristen Frost

National Sheep and Wool Writer

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