Livestock prices: Farmers feeling cut out

A MONTH ago it would have cost a consumer almost as much to purchase a couple of lamb legs and two shoulder roasts from a major supermarket as an entire trade lamb from a saleyard.

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Farmers are fed up about the lack of price transparency. Picture Mark Saunders.

On 9 November National Livestock Reporting Services (NLRS) stats show trade lambs were selling for an average of $111.88/head nationally.

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