7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Sep 2015 Quality Declaration 
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SEPTEMBER KEY TREND FIGURES

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS, Australia, September 2015
Jun 2015
Sept 2015
Jun '15 to Sept '15
Sept '14 to Sept '15

Livestock (no.)
Cattle (excluding calves)
2 310 140
2 286 064
-1.0%
-2.2%
Calves
176 237
176 752
0.3%
4.0%
Sheep
2 123 300
2 107 192
-0.8%
-15.4%
Lambs
5 720 144
5 731 929
0.2%
2.5%
Pigs
1 239 655
1 231 428
-0.7%
2.0%
Chickens
148 236 639
148 648 075
0.3%
0.9%

Livestock products (t)
Beef
644 970
634 340
-1.7%
-1.8%
Veal
9 070
8 573
-5.5%
-16.6%
Mutton
50 680
50 523
-0.3%
-13.6%
Lamb
126 502
126 201
-0.2%
2.2%
Pig meat
93 665
93 452
-0.2%
2.7%
Total red meat
924 886
913 089
-1.3%
-1.7%
Chicken meat
278 997
279 280
0.1%
0.6%
Brokers and dealers receivals of taxable wool
92 113
91 436
-0.7%
4.6%


Graph Image for Number of Livestock Slaughtered, Australia
Graph Image for Meat Production, Australia
KEY POINTS

Livestock slaughtering and meat production quarterly trend movements for September 2015:
  • Cattle slaughter and beef production figures continue to decline in September 2015
  • Sheep slaughter continued to decline in September 2015 as export demand eases
  • Chicken slaughter and meat production figures increased in September 2015
  • Wool receivals decreased marginally in September 2015