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7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Jun 2009 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/08/2009   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Jun Qtr 2008
Mar Qtr 2009
Jun Qtr 2009
TREND ESTIMATES
'000
'000
'000

Number slaughtered
Cattle (excl. calves)
1 996
1 961
1 939
Calves
203
201
203
Sheep
3 109
2 749
2 641
Lambs
4 983
5 267
5 264
Pigs
1 233
1 115
1 103
Chickens
115 000
119 574
120 935


Jun Qtr 2008
Mar Qtr 2009
Jun Qtr 2009
tonnes
tonnes
tonnes

Meat produced
Beef
536 128
527 398
524 264
Veal
6 349
7 174
7 475
Mutton
66 556
57 149
54 940
Lamb
101 597
107 762
108 589
Pig meat
88 715
80 010
79 221
Chicken meat
199 552
209 376
210 723
Wool receivals
98 346
91 953
92 475


Mar Qtr 2008
Dec Qtr 2008
Mar Qtr 2009
ML
ML
ML

Whole milk intake by factories
2 311
2 348
2 332





JUNE KEY POINTS
  • In the June quarter 2009, the trend estimate for mutton production decreased 4% to 55 thousand tonnes.
  • The trend estimate for wool receivals by brokers and dealers decreased 6% in the last year to the June quarter 2009.
  • The original estimate for exports of live cattle increased 37% in the June quarter to 234 thousand.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2009 13 November 2009



INTRODUCTION

This publication presents statistics on livestock slaughterings (including chickens), meat production, milk intake by factories, market milk sales by factories, receivals of wool by brokers and dealers, exports of live sheep and cattle and exports of meat. It also includes seasonally adjusted and trend totals for numbers slaughtered, meat produced, whole milk intake and wool receivals. More detailed information can be obtained by contacting the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) or by referring to the monthly ABS publication Livestock and Meat, Australia (cat. no. 7218.0.55.001).


CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

The number of tables released in the PDF of this publication have been reduced since the December 2008 release to include only summary data. More detailed data formerly contained within the PDF of this publication can now be found in the relevant Time Series Spreadsheets on the Downloads tab of Livestock Products, Australia (cat. no. 7215.0).


INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.


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