Lambs are in short supply and that could worsen come January says Mecardo's Angus Brown.
Veterinary group, Apiam, is taking its artificial breeding expertise to north western China in a joint venture.
Producers holding store lambs, or growing grass and thinking about buying some, will be crunching the numbers on margins on finishing lambs.
LambEx is bound for Melbourne in 2020 and will be chaired by experienced farmer and agribusiness professional Georgina Gubbins.
Lamb prices expected to remain high into 2019 due to strong export demand and tightening domestic supply.
It was meant to be about clear sales with full traceability, but the doors have suddenly closed on the pilot project PDL Marketplace.
Opinion: National Farmers' Federation President Fiona Simson says an entire supply chain is watching the actions of live sheep exporters.
Well bred first-cross ewes are fetching top dollar, but in 12 months time will they be "off the charts"?