Live sheep inquiry submissions detail industry hardship

Victoria Nugent
June 10 2024 - 5:00pm

Drastic reductions in sheep numbers, difficulties securing abattoir space, decreased lamb cradle sales, lost income for businesses involved in the wider supply chain and sheep being given away for free are among the issues highlighted in submissions to an inquiry into the live sheep ban legislation.

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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

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