7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Sep 2017 Quality Declaration 
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GROSS VALUE OF LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER VALUE, Australia, September 2017
Jun 2017
Sep 2017
Jun '17 to Sep '17
$m
$m
%

Cattle and calves
2 907.6
2 935.5
1.0%
Sheep and lambs
991.8
958.2
-3.4%
Pigs
334.8
325.8
-2.7%
Poultry (a)
687.6
695.2
1.1%

(a) Includes meat chickens, turkeys, ducks and other poultry


KEY POINTS

Gross value quarterly original movements for September 2017:
  • The gross value of sheep and lambs decreased 3.4% to $958 million following a 2.3% increase in the June 2017 quarter.
  • After a 7.8% increase last quarter, the gross value of cattle and calves increased a further 1.0% in the September 2017 quarter.
  • After decreasing 3.3% last quarter, the gross value of pigs continued to decrease, dropping a further 2.7% to $326 million.
  • The gross value of poultry marginally increased (up 1.1%) to $695 million, following a 0.8% increase in the June 2017 quarter.


Gross value of livestock slaughtered data was first published in the March 2016 issue of Livestock Products, Australia (cat. no 7215.0). If you have any feedback about this page, or its associated datacube, you can contact us on (02) 6222 5939 or email agriculture.statistics@abs.gov.au.