Ararat

Current Operation

  • Operating (2011)1

Location

  •       90 km NW of Ballarat

Australia. Ararat          

Owner

 

Operation

  • Capacity of 1M –sheep, mostly export1
  • Developed a lucrative Middle eastern market, 75% of export – frozen 6 pack cut of Mutton. 4 years ago thought limit would be $2400/t, now (2011) $4600/t. If Middle east couldn’t find sheep supply would buy goat from China1

 

History

            

 

Sources

  1. ‘Abattoir closures to come’ Weekly Times. 27.04.11

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