Hides and skins, Sheep, Production possibilities, Leather industry, Western Australia
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Sheep skins are a by-product of livestock production and slaughter. Their supply is determined largely by the demand for meat, rather than the demand for leather and leather products. As a result, skin prices fluctuate widely, as happened from April to June, 1988.
Frapple, P G.
"The Western Australian sheep skin industry,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 29
, Article 2.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol29/iss3/2