- Volume 12 Issue 7
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The Perspectives for the World Sheep Meat Market and its Influence on Future Production Systems and Trends - Review -
- Boutonnet, J.P. (Unite Economie et Sociologie Rurales, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique)
- Published : 1999.11.01
Sheep meat is the most expensive meat in developed countries. Consumption is dependent on cultural factors and will increase as population and incomes grow. In the main exporting countries (New Zealand and Australia), sheep numbers are decreasing as the market for wool is declining. Sheep meat production will develop in small and medium scale commercial systems, close to their markets.