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It was another strong lamb market at the Dubbo saleyards yesterday and as a result another selling centre record was set.
Mutton prices may ease towards the end of winter but, at historic highs, there will be little cause for producer complaint.
J and M Jamieson, Gundagai, set a new record price for the South Eastern Livestock Exchange (SELX), Yass for lamb on Wednesday.
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The great lamb supply squeeze is worsening with Coles offering record forward contracts of $10 a kg in August for new-season suckers.
The tighter supply of recent years combined with increased overseas demand has fuelled price gains for lamb and mutton at the saleyard.
The key Eastern States Trade lamb indicator has hit a record 900c a kg as turn-off of prime lambs and sheep starts to slow down.