7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Mar 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/05/2011   
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LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED TREND


CATTLE (EXCLUDING CALVES)

Graph: Cattle (excluding calves)

In the March quarter 2011, the number of cattle slaughtered (excluding calves) decreased 2% to 1.8 million compared to the previous quarter.


CALVES
Graph: Calves

The number of calves slaughtered in the March quarter 2011 remained steady at 183 thousand.


SHEEP AND LAMBS
Graph: Sheep and Lambs

The number of sheep slaughtered in the March quarter 2011 decreased 6% to 1.4 million compared to the previous quarter. Lamb slaughterings also decreased 4% to 4.4 million.


PIGS
Graph: Pigs

Pig slaughterings in the March quarter 2011 decreased 1% to 1.1 million compared to the previous quarter.


CHICKENS
Graph: Chickens

Chicken slaughterings in the March quarter 2011 increased 1% to 138.5 million compared to the previous quarter.