ABS stats show record lamb production year

Victoria Nugent
February 21 2024 - 4:00pm
ABS has released its figures for the final quarter of 2023, showing a record production year for the sheepmeat sector.
ABS has released its figures for the final quarter of 2023, showing a record production year for the sheepmeat sector.

Australia produced a record 599,461 tonnes of lamb in 2023, also recording its highest slaughter of lambs ever at 24,909,600 lambs, up 16.38pc from 2022.

Victoria Nugent

Victoria Nugent

National sheep and wool writer

National sheep and wool writer for ACM's agricultural publications. Former livestock editor for Queensland Country Life. Send your story tips to vnugent@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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