New Zealand’s Sheep Population Declining Fast: Switch Over To Dairying And Meat Exports Cited As Reasons

By Kalyan Kumar

New Zealand’s sheep stock, once the mainstay of its economy, is depleting fast and has slumped to its lowest number since World War II. According to the national livestock survey, the flock numbers have dropped by 3.2 percent and the numbers just 29.6 million, which is the lowest in 75 years.

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