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7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, March 2010 Quality Declaration 
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MARCH KEY FIGURES

Mar Qtr 2009
Dec Qtr 2009
Mar Qtr 2010
TREND ESTIMATES
'000
'000
'000

Number slaughtered
Cattle (excl. calves)
1 977
1 882
1 833
Calves
200
196
200
Sheep
2 758
2 215
1 934
Lambs
5 320
4 938
4 690
Pigs
1 115
1 154
1 152
Chickens
nya
nya
nya

nya not yet available

Mar Qtr 2009
Dec Qtr 2009
Mar Qtr 2010
tonnes
tonnes
tonnes

Meat produced
Beef
530 848
510 784
497 306
Veal
7 147
9 499
10 246
Mutton
57 364
47 746
42 469
Lamb
108 774
104 163
100 934
Pig meat
80 070
83 296
83 492
Chicken meat
nya
nya
nya
Wool receivals
90 652
88 912
89 900

nya not yet available

Dec Qtr 2008
Sep Qtr 2009
Dec Qtr 2009
ML
ML
ML

Whole milk intake by factories
2 357
2 258
2 203




MARCH KEY POINTS
  • In the March quarter 2010, the trend estimate for cattle slaughterings decreased 3% to 1.8 million.
  • The trend estimate for sheep slaughterings in the March quarter 2010 decreased 13% to 1.9 million.
  • In the March quarter 2010, lamb slaughterings decreased 5% to 4.7 million.
  • Total red meat production in the March quarter 2010 decreased 3% to 734 thousand tonnes.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
June 2010 17 August 2010



INTRODUCTION

This publication presents statistics on livestock slaughterings (including chickens), meat production, whole milk intake by factories, market milk sales by factories, receivals of taxable wool by wool brokers and dealers, exports of live sheep and cattle and exports of fresh, chilled, frozen and processed meat. It also includes seasonally adjusted and trend totals for numbers slaughtered, meat produced, whole milk intake and wool receivals. More detailed information can be obtained by contacting the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) or by referring to the monthly ABS publication Livestock and Meat, Australia (cat. no. 7218.0.55.001).


CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

Chicken data are not yet available for this issue and will be included in data cubes at a later date.


INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.


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