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7111.0 - Principal Agricultural Commodities, Australia, Preliminary, 2005-06  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/05/2007   
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2 Livestock numbers(a) - Year ended 30 June

Aust. Old Basis(b)
2006 New Basis(c)
2005
2006(d)
Aust.
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT

Milk cattle(e)

Cows in milk and dry ('000)
2 076
(d)
1 870
215
1 210
136
101
71
138
na
-
Other milk cattle ('000)
981
(d)
908
125
539
71
63
52
59
na
-
Total milk cattle ('000)
(f)3 056
(d)
2 778
340
1 749
207
164
123
196
na
-

Meat cattle

Bulls and bull calves intended for service ('000)
659
(d)
706
172
74
300
34
60
13
54
-
Other calves under one year ('000)
5 357
(d)
5 728
1 399
761
2 196
311
611
140
304
4
Cows and heifers one year and over ('000)
12 935
(d)
13 261
2 968
1 288
5 840
608
1 226
230
1 092
10
Other cattle one year and over ('000)
5 776
(d)
6 007
1 274
553
3 171
247
418
125
215
3
Total meat cattle ('000)
24 725
(d)
25 702
5 813
2 675
11 507
1 201
2 315
508
1 666
17

Sheep and lambs

Sheep ('000)
71 947
(d)
66 928
22 685
13 319
3 716
8 103
16 786
2 233
* -
88
Lambs under one year ('000)
29 178
(d)
24 946
8 626
4 838
993
3 502
6 256
707
*1
24
Total sheep and lambs ('000)
101 125
(d)
91 875
31 311
18 156
4 709
11 605
23 042
2 939
*1
111

Lambing

Ewes mated to produce lambs ('000)
46 147
(d)
42 978
14 659
8 386
1 819
5 629
11 144
1 306
* -
36
Lambs marked ('000)
37 223
(d)
35 261
11 745
7 313
1 225
4 684
9 181
1 087
* -
26
Proportion of lambs marked to ewes mated (%)
81
(d)
82
80
87
67
83
82
83
40
73
Ewes expected to lamb next year ('000)(g)
46 904
(d)
47 486
16 304
8 809
1 842
6 044
12 998
1 437
* -
52

Pigs

Boars ('000)
12
(d)
12
3
3
3
2
2
-
-
na
Breeding sows ('000)
286
(d)
302
73
68
73
51
34
2
-
na
Gilts intended for breeding ('000)
43
(d)
50
^19
10
10
6
4
-
-
na
All other pigs ('000)
2 197
(d)
2 338
565
524
630
367
238
14
2
na
Total pigs ('000)
2 538
(d)
2 702
660
605
715
427
277
16
2
na

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution
* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available
(a) Estimates for 2005 are final; estimates for 2006 are preliminary and may be subject to revision.
(b) Used an ABS-maintained land-based frame (list of 'farms'). See Technical Note, page 11.
(c) Used the Australian Business Register-based frame (list of agricultural businesses). See Technical Note, page 11.
(d) Caution should be exercised in comparing 2005 and 2006 estimates. See Technical Note, page 11 for further details.
(e) Excluding house cows.
(f) See Explanatory Notes, paragraph 13.
(g) Forecast made at the beginning of each season.


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