7111.0 - Principal Agricultural Commodities, Australia, Preliminary, 2009-10  
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2 LIVESTOCK NUMBERS(a) - Year ended 30 June


Aust.
2010
2008
2009
2010
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT

MILK CATTLE ('000)

Cows in milk and dry
1 640
1 676
1 553
^198
997
91
86
^64
118
-
-
All other milk cattle
897
936
929
141
556
66
^50
50
66
-
-
Total
2 537
2 612
2 482
339
1 553
157
136
^113
183
-
-

MEAT CATTLE ('000)

Cows and heifers one year and over
13 472
12 903
12 933
2 800
1 030
5 916
540
1 238
222
1 179
*7
All other meat cattle
11 312
12 392
11 318
2 328
1 081
5 407
448
1 072
234
743
**4
Total
24 784
25 294
24 251
5 128
2 111
11 324
988
2 310
456
1 923
*11

SHEEP AND LAMBS ('000)

Breeding ewes one year and over
45 411
40 867
42 019
14 963
8 958
1 882
5 776
9 222
1 192
-
^27
All other sheep
31 526
31 873
25 693
8 909
5 431
^1 756
3 313
5 432
828
-
^24
Total
76 938
72 740
67 712
23 872
14 389
3 637
9 089
14 654
2 020
-
^51

LAMBING ('000)

Lambs marked
na
32 543
30 300
10 657
7 100
877
4 551
6 179
920
-
^17

PIGS ('000)

Breeding sows
263
242
233
59
^55
51
43
23
1
-
-
All other pigs
2 148
2 060
2 067
^544
461
507
346
200
10
-
-
Total
2 411
2 302
2 301
^603
516
557
389
224
11
-
-

^ 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
** estimate has a relative standard error greater than 50% and is considered too unreliable for general use
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available
(a) Data for 2010 are preliminary and may be subject to revision