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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LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED TREND


CATTLE (EXCLUDING CALVES)

Graph: Cattle (excluding calves)

In the year to the June quarter 2009, the number of cattle (excluding calves) slaughtered decreased 3% to 1.9 million.


CALVES
Graph: Calves

The number of calves slaughtered increased less than 1% in the year to the June quarter 2009 to 203 thousand.


SHEEP AND LAMBS
Graph: Sheep and Lambs

In the year to the June quarter 2009, the number of sheep slaughtered fell 15% to 2.6 million while lamb slaughterings increased 6% to 5.3 milion.


PIGS
Graph: Pigs

Over the last year, pig slaughterings decreased 11% to 1.1 million.


CHICKENS
Graph: Chickens Slaughtered

Chicken slaughterings increased 5% to 121 million in the year to the June quarter 2009.