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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Authors

P G. Frapple

Keywords

Hides and skins, Sheep, Production possibilities, Leather industry, Western Australia

First Page Number

75

Last Page Number

78

Abstract

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.

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