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Rebound: Spring lambs quotes are up 70c/kg higher than a month ago. Photo: Brian Farrell

Rebound: Spring lambs quotes are up 70c/kg higher than a month ago. Photo: Brian Farrell

Brian Farrell

Rebound: Spring lambs quotes are up 70c/kg higher than a month ago. Photo: Brian Farrell

The recovery of factory sheep prices reminds me of the greatest of all Champions League finals - Liverpool's 'Miracle of Istanbul' in 2005.

From being 3-0 down to AC Milan at half-time, Liverpool staged a remarkable comeback, scoring three times in six minutes to level by the hour mark.

There were no further goals, so the game went to extra-time and then penalties.