SHEEP

Sheep skin values down due to synthetics

MEAT & LIVESTOCK Australia (MLA) have reported sheep skin prices have seen a significant fall this month as a result of easing wool prices and global demand.

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Lamb skin prices 2017-19. Data source: MLA

Lamb skin prices 2017-19. Data source: MLA

MLA said the increased popularity of synthetic leathers continues to impact the sheep skin market, with many manufacturers transitioning to the cheaper alternative instead of genuine leather for shoes,...

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