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1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Sep 2007  
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Contents >> Agriculture >> Livestock Slaughtering and Meat Production

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERING AND MEAT PRODUCTION

Between July 2006 and July 2007, the trend estimate for total meat production for Victoria fell by 3.3% from 55,451 tonnes to 53,596 tonnes. The production of veal increased by 10.7% and lamb by 2.8%, while mutton, pig meat and beef decreased by 26.1%, 7.4% and 1.3% respectively over the period.

TOTAL MEAT PRODUCTION, Victoria: Trend
Graph: TOTAL MEAT PRODUCTION, Victoria: Trend



Trend estimates for calf slaughtering increased by 8.7% and lamb by 3.2%, while sheep, pig and cattle slaughtering decreased by 29.8%, 4.9% and 0.2% respectively between July 2006 and July 2007.

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERING, Victoria: All Series

Livestock slaughtering

Cattle
Calves
Sheep
Lambs
Pigs
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

Original

2006
July
104.4
53.0
244.5
668.9
68.3
August
109.3
127.8
284.9
731.8
73.0
September
118.2
103.8
297.1
688.3
61.7
October
148.3
65.6
412.0
839.9
65.3
November
148.2
26.0
455.8
868.6
65.5
December
134.4
10.7
394.9
746.1
65.2
2007
January
145.6
9.3
451.5
781.2
67.2
February
141.6
10.5
418.1
797.2
49.6
March
145.6
28.2
360.8
821.6
63.8
April
129.4
41.7
246.4
721.3
63.5
May
127.9
50.7
238.0
766.2
79.6
June
114.2
47.5
174.0
668.8
65.3
July
111.4
65.2
174.1
713.2
67.5

Seasonally Adjusted

2006
July
117.4
38.4
331.4
723.8
68.4
August
121.0
43.1
343.8
826.5
68.9
September
128.3
46.5
350.3
738.2
68.2
October
139.3
49.5
373.2
774.8
67.1
November
138.2
64.8
388.7
774.9
65.1
December
148.5
57.5
383.7
766.6
66.4
2007
January
141.7
54.0
374.1
788.3
67.1
February
136.5
58.7
357.0
784.5
55.9
March
133.6
74.9
331.8
795.2
64.1
April
129.4
54.9
263.4
714.0
65.5
May
120.2
50.9
231.5
736.2
66.1
June
116.4
43.9
217.8
716.6
66.1
July
122.8
44.6
227.1
747.2
65.8

Trend

2006
July
118.5
41.2
329.4
734.5
67.8
August
123.4
43.5
343.6
757.0
68.2
September
129.6
47.2
358.7
770.2
68.2
October
135.7
51.5
372.6
777.1
67.4
November
140.2
55.6
381.6
780.3
66.1
December
142.3
59.0
381.9
781.1
64.7
2007
January
141.5
61.3
370.0
779.1
63.7
February
138.0
61.7
344.9
771.2
63.3
March
133.1
60.0
312.1
759.7
63.6
April
128.1
56.8
280.4
748.8
64.2
May
123.9
52.9
255.8
744.8
64.7
June
120.7
48.6
239.8
748.4
64.8
July
118.3
44.8
231.1
757.9
64.5

Source: Livestock Products, Australia (cat. no. 7215.0).

MEAT PRODUCTION, Victoria: All Series

Meat (carcass weight)

Beef
Veal
Mutton
Lamb
Pigmeat
tonnes
tonnes
tonnes
tonnes
tonnes

Original

2006
July
24 848.7
1 058.6
4 500.4
13 860.8
5 000.9
August
26 377.1
2 502.8
5 511.8
14 716.4
5 617.9
September
27 877.6
2 053.2
5 651.4
13 892.6
4 685.6
October
35 735.4
1 351.9
7 941.5
17 046.8
4 936.5
November
35 183.2
569.7
8 806.1
17 133.5
4 765.4
December
31 922.2
249.4
7 591.7
14 849.5
4 544.3
2007
January
35 054.4
218.0
8 541.6
15 853.1
4 958.2
February
33 595.1
229.5
7 735.4
16 531.4
3 615.2
March
34 309.9
564.2
6 525.0
17 048.0
4 711.8
April
29 671.8
834.8
4 422.6
14 835.3
4 669.3
May
29 390.1
1 026.4
4 392.6
15 542.8
5 961.9
June
26 505.3
996.8
3 254.7
13 602.6
4 849.3
July
26 531.4
1 260.7
3 427.5
14 545.4
4 990.1

Seasonally Adjusted

2006
July
27 932.6
791.4
6 241.1
15 204.2
5 050.2
August
29 056.5
926.2
6 634.6
16 152.1
5 186.3
September
30 538.0
939.3
6 533.1
15 117.5
5 052.4
October
32 747.8
1 045.9
6 904.7
15 745.1
4 953.3
November
33 102.4
1 083.7
7 155.8
15 605.7
4 771.0
December
34 264.4
1 005.6
7 025.4
15 471.8
4 874.9
2007
January
33 689.8
937.6
7 104.9
15 998.1
5 033.8
February
32 474.1
932.2
6 712.8
16 141.5
4 118.5
March
31 165.9
1 312.2
6 182.3
16 151.2
4 846.3
April
30 349.8
1 042.3
4 813.4
14 638.4
4 801.1
May
28 056.3
994.6
4 654.1
14 804.4
4 884.0
June
27 770.5
961.9
4 078.9
14 661.6
4 761.3
July
28 643.7
930.7
4 630.6
15 352.5
4 836.5

Trend

2006
July
28 313.8
860.2
6 230.1
14 996.3
5 050.6
August
29 403.5
900.9
6 468.4
15 379.6
5 080.4
September
30 796.4
948.4
6 714.7
15 590.0
5 061.1
October
32 135.1
987.6
6 942.3
15 700.7
4 984.2
November
33 131.7
1 011.6
7 085.1
15 777.7
4 879.2
December
33 562.4
1 029.2
7 084.6
15 834.4
4 788.9
2007
January
33 316.6
1 044.3
6 874.2
15 836.0
4 723.5
February
32 468.0
1 056.3
6 428.8
15 705.0
4 706.4
March
31 282.6
1 060.4
5 852.8
15 482.0
4 725.5
April
30 108.8
1 050.9
5 306.5
15 269.2
4 748.7
May
29 152.8
1 026.2
4 911.4
15 175.9
4 753.1
June
28 448.8
989.6
4 689.8
15 233.1
4 729.2
July
27 950.5
952.1
4 606.9
15 409.1
4 677.5

Source: Livestock Products, Australia (cat. no. 7215.0).

OTHER AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION

2006
2007


Jun Qtr
Sep Qtr
Dec Qtr
Mar Qtr
Jun Qtr

Milk
Factory intake(a) million litres
1 190.1
1 697.6
2 191.5
1 362.6
1 045.2
Market sales by factories(b) million litres
127.0
129.4
125.5
125.5
129.5
Milk products
Cheese(c) tonnes
85 836
r78 559
r103 472
r78 633
70 933
Whole milk powder(d) tonnes
17 642
r42 518
r55 703
r22 029
15 114
Skim milk/buttermilk powder tonnes
31 311
r62 719
r71 582
r34 487
21 779
Butter/butteroil tonnes
19 572
25 258
r35 062
r23 316
14 764
Wool receivals
Original tonnes
23 261
29 009
38 146
30 828
23 457
Seasonally Adjusted tonnes
30 248
29 196
30 305
31 506
30 218
Trend tonnes
30 171
30 085
30 248
30 702
30 896
Live sheep exports
Quantity number
158 493
109 177
99 140
170 399
45 620
Gross Weight tonnes
7 691
5 831
5 976
9 010
2 418
Chickens slaughtered
Original '000
30 687.6
31 713.9
32 323.5
31 106.6
31 159.4
Seasonally Adjusted '000
30 981.7
32 221.2
31 555.6
31 088.5
31 439.0
Trend '000
31 354.6
31 671.0
31 611.4
31 402.6
31 182.2
Chicken meat
Original tonnes
56 196
60 927
58 997
56 976
59 120
Seasonally Adjusted tonnes
56 352
62 135
57 305
57 443
59 184
Trend tonnes
57 573
59 042
58 826
58 248
57 860

r revised
(a) Dairy Australia has changed its milk production collection to more accurately reflect where milk is produced on farm rather than where it is received. As a result, historical data has been revised from September quarter 2005.
(b) Original series.
(c) Includes processed cheese.
(d) Data from September quarter 2001 onwards are for Australia. For confidentiality reasons, state data are no longer available. The majority of whole milk powder production occurs in Victoria.


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