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7218.0.55.001 - Livestock and Meat, Australia, Sep 2014 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/11/2014   
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SUMMARY COMMENTARY


LIVESTOCK

Livestock slaughtering monthly trend movements for September 2014:
  • The number of cattle slaughtered was 787,000 head, an increase of 1%
  • The number of calves slaughtered was 51,800 head, a decrease of 2%
  • The number of sheep slaughtered was 794,000 head, a decrease of 2%
  • The number of lambs slaughtered was 1.9 million head, an increase of 1%
  • The number of pigs slaughtered remained steady at 405,000 head

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LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED, Australia, September 2014

Original
Seasonally Adjusted
Trend
no.
no.
no.

Cattle(a)
800 207
786 158
786 863
Calves
75 730
49 584
51 761
Sheep
801 747
769 425
793 513
Lambs
2 026 184
1 963 966
1 923 649
Pigs
413 427
408 767
405 376

(a) Excludes calves



MEAT

Meat production monthly trend movements for September 2014:
  • Beef production was 219,000 tonnes, an increase of 1%
  • Veal production remained steady at 3,340 tonnes
  • Mutton production remained steady at 19,000 tonnes
  • Lamb production was 42,600 tonnes, an increase of 2%
  • Pig meat production remained steady at 30,400 tonnes

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MEAT PRODUCED, Australia, September 2014

Original
Seasonally Adjusted
Trend
t
t
t

Beef
220 421
215 694
218 786
Veal
3 711
3 246
3 342
Mutton
20 367
18 615
19 006
Lamb
44 256
43 618
42 593
Pig meat
30 896
30 434
30 410



NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
October 2014 9 December 2014
November 2014 16 January 2015
December 2014 11 February 2015



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