Export legislation changes the definition of lamb

THE DEFINITION of lamb for export purposes has now changed matching New Zealand’s (NZ) definition, removing the advantage NZ producers had over Australian farmers. 

Export legislation changes the definition of lamb  Export legislation changes the definition of lamb  Export legislation changes the definition of lamb  Export legislation changes the definition of lamb  Export legislation changes the definition of lamb

The definition of lamb now includes two unworn teeth.

Until now, Australian lamb had previously been considered to have grown into the less lucrative "hogget" or mutton category as soon as incisor teeth were visible.

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