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Australia is one of the world’s leading producers of lamb and mutton. The largest exporter of mutton and live sheep, and second largest exporter of lamb after China, it ships 45% of all lamb and 79% of all mutton produced, mainly to the US and the Middle east.

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New Zealand

Meat is New Zealand’s second largest food export, and the country is the world’s third lamb producer, with 90% of sheep sent overseas, mainly to the EU and US.

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