Lamb Exports

UK labour shortage could drive live exports of lamb to Ireland

UK labour shortage could drive live exports of lamb to Ireland

A shortage of migrant labour in the UK farming sector could result in an increase in live exports, including to...

July 7, 2017

6% fall in Northern Irish lamb imports in September

6% fall in Northern Irish lamb imports in September

There has been a 6% fall in the number of Northern Irish lambs crossing the border for direct slaughter in...

September 29, 2016

Kiwi lamb exports set to fall further than first expected

Kiwi lamb exports set to fall further than first expected

The volume of New Zealand lamb exports is expected to fall by 8.1% during the 2015-2016 season, recent figures from...

March 20, 2016

Lamb trade eases as more UK sheepmeat enters the French market – Bord Bia

Lamb trade eases as more UK sheepmeat enters the French market – Bord Bia

The trade for Irish sheepmeat has eased and is particularly slow across the key exports markets for the week ending...

October 30, 2015

35% of Irish consumers eat lamb on 2 or more occasions each month

35% of Irish consumers eat lamb on 2 or more occasions each month

35% of Irish consumers eat lamb on two or more occasions each month, a recent EU survey has found. The...

October 6, 2015

New Zealand lamb production up 1% on 2014, exports down 4%

New Zealand lamb production up 1% on 2014, exports down 4%

New Zealand lamb production for the 2014-15 season-to-date (October 2014 to June 2015) is 1% higher than the previous year,...

August 28, 2015

A ‘perfect storm’ is driving down lamb prices in the UK

A ‘perfect storm’ is driving down lamb prices in the UK

UK lamb prices recently hit their lowest level since early 2013 and several factors add up to a ‘perfect storm’...

August 9, 2015

Australian lamb exports to reach record levels

Australian lamb exports to reach record levels

Australian lamb exports are to reach record levels in the second half (H2) of 2015, AHDB the English organisation for...

August 8, 2015

New Zealand lamb exports increase in June (down in H1)

New Zealand lamb exports increase in June (down in H1)

Kiwi lamb exports in June increased year-on-year for the first time in 2015, AHDB, the organisation for the English beef...

August 5, 2015

‘Lamb must be included in beef trade missions’

‘Lamb must be included in beef trade missions’

Sheep meat and lamb cannot simply be forgotten about – it needs to be brought in at the same time...

July 30, 2015

UK retailers under pressure to buy more British lamb

UK retailers under pressure to buy more British lamb

UK retailers are being urged to buy British lamb by the UK’s National Farmers Union (NFU). The UK is an...

June 25, 2015

Australian lamb shortage drives up prices, but consumers not biting

Australian lamb shortage drives up prices, but consumers not biting

Australia’s largest meat processor is to stand down over 200 of its staff in its abattoirs due to a lamb...

May 5, 2015

French demand for sheep ‘morose’ as imports drop to lowest in 27 years

French demand for sheep ‘morose’ as imports drop to lowest in 27 years

French sheep meat imports in 2014 were at their lowest level in 27 years, according to EBLEX. The UK beef...

March 19, 2015