Customers aren't sheepish about the traditional leg of lamb

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ACT and Queanbeyan butchers say lamb is in high demand, with a Sunday Canberra Times snap poll showing the price of a leg of lamb is between $12 and $16 a kilogram leading up to Australia Day.

Barbecue meats are at the forefront, but the leg is still a favourite. Richard Odell of Griffith's Butchery and Bakery said it was nice Australians still bought legs.

''Customers have been buying the popular barbecue meats for Australia Day, but something that has really been walking out the door is the butterflied legs of lamb, that are flattened out to cook on the barbecue.''

 Read more: Canberra Times January 21,2012