7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, September 2010  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/11/2010   
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LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED TREND


CATTLE (EXCLUDING CALVES)

Graph: CATTLE (EXCLUDING CALVES)

In the September quarter 2010, the number of cattle slaughtered (excluding calves) increased 2% to 1.9 million compared to the previous quarter.


CALVES
Graph: CALVES

The number of calves slaughtered in the September quarter 2010 fell 11% to 196 thousand compared to the previous quarter.


SHEEP AND LAMBS
Graph: SHEEP AND LAMBS

The number of sheep slaughtered in the September quarter 2010 decreased 4% to 1.5 million compared to the previous quarter. Lamb slaughterings increased 1% to 4.7 million.


PIGS
Graph: PIGS

Pig slaughterings in the September quarter 2010 increased marginally to 1.2 million.