Wool production forecast to increase next year

More wool to be shorn next year MORE sheep producers retaining ewes is underpinning a predicted wool production increase in all states except Victoria and Tasmania next year. And Queensland is forecast to have the biggest clip increase of 15 percent in 2016-17, the  Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee said today. The committee has forecast shorn wool production to lift by 2.2 percent nationally to 332 mkg greasy in 2016/17. A 2.7pc increase in average wool cut per head, due to excellent season conditions and an abundance of feed, is expected to offset the small decline expected in sheep shorn.…

Source: Sheep Central
Wool production forecast to increase next year