Crisis hits New Zealand sheep farms

Droughts and storms leave the country’s sheep farming industry with the lowest lamb yield in nearly half a century.

    The price of lamb has been hitting record highs around the world but, in New Zealand, sheep farmers say the industry is in crisis.

    A series of droughts was followed by spring storms earlier this year, resulting in the country's lowest lamb yield in nearly 50 years.

    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports from the farming belt of Napier on the North Island.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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