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7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Sep 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/11/2007   
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Sep Qtr 2006
Jun Qtr 2007
Sep Qtr 2007
TREND ESTIMATES
'000
'000
'000

Number slaughtered
Cattle
2 021.9
2 017.3
1 959.6
Calves
223.1
237.4
226.7
Sheep
3 431.6
3 013.5
2 747.0
Lambs
4 965.7
5 176.5
5 279.7
Pigs
1 330.2
1 333.4
1 332.1
Chickens
111 880.2
114 319.6
114 804.8

Sep Qtr 2006
Jun Qtr 2007
Sep Qtr 2007
tonnes
tonnes
tonnes

Meat produced
Beef
548 495
538 641
525 402
Veal
7 470
7 660
7 410
Mutton
70 184
61 613
57 234
Lamb
102 200
105 941
108 246
Pig meat
95 457
96 020
96 178
Chicken meat
198 728
203 151
202 303
Wool receivals
117 615
112 448
107 932

Jun Qtr 2006
Mar Qtr 2007
Jun Qtr 2007
ML
ML
ML

Whole milk intake by factories
2 586
2 320
2 265

Cattle slaughterings,
Excluding calves - Trend
Graph: Cattle slaughterings Excluding calves Trend

Sheep and lamb slaughterings,
Trend
Graph: Sheep and lamb slaughterings Trend



SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


TREND ESTIMATES

  • In September quarter 2007, the trend estimate for the number of cattle slaughtered fell by 3% to 2.0 million.
  • In September quarter 2007, the trend estimate for the number of sheep slaughtered fell by 9% to 2.7 million.
  • In September quarter 2007, the trend estimate for the number of lambs slaughtered rose by 2% to 5.3 million.
  • In September quarter 2007, the trend estimate for the number of pigs slaughtered remained steady at 1.3 million.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
December 2007 14 February 2008
March 2008 14 May 2008
June 2008 14 August 2008



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

There are no changes in this issue.



INQUIRIES

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SUMMARY COMMENTARY


CATTLE (EXCLUDING CALVES)

Graph: Cattle (excluding calves)


The trend estimate for the number of cattle slaughtered in September quarter 2007 fell by 3% to 2.0 million.



CALVES

Graph: Calves


The trend estimate for the number of calves slaughtered in September quarter 2007 fell by 5% to 227,000.



SHEEP AND LAMBS

Graph: Sheep and Lambs


In September quarter 2007, the trend estimate for the number of sheep slaughtered fell by 9% to 2.7 million. The number of lambs slaughtered rose by 2% to 5.3 million.



PIGS

Graph: Pigs


In September quarter 2007, the trend estimate for the number of pigs slaughtered remained steady at 1.3 million.



BEEF

Graph: Beef


In September quarter 2007, the trend estimate for beef production fell by 2% to 525,000 tonnes.



MUTTON AND LAMB

Graph: Mutton and Lamb


In September quarter 2007, the trend estimate for mutton production fell by 7% to 57,200 tonnes. The trend estimate for lamb production rose by 2% to 108,000 tonnes.



TOTAL RED MEAT

Graph: Total red meat


The trend estimate for red meat production fell by 2% to 794,000 tonnes in September quarter 2007.



CHICKEN MEAT

Graph: Chicken meat


The trend estimate for chicken meat production remained steady at 202,000 tonnes in September quarter 2007.



WHOLE MILK INTAKE BY FACTORIES

Graph: Whole milk intake by factories


The trend estimate for whole milk intake by factories in June quarter 2007 fell by 2% to 2.3 billion litres.



BROKERS AND DEALERS RECEIVALS OF TAXABLE WOOL

Graph: Brokers and dealers receivals of taxable wool


The trend estimate for wool receivals by brokers and dealers in September quarter 2007 fell by 4% to 108,000 tonnes.



EXPORTS OF LIVE SHEEP

Graph: Exports of live sheep


Live sheep exports rose by 70% to 953,000 in September quarter 2007. Gross value rose by 74% for the quarter, up to $65.7 million. Unit value rose by 2% to $68.94.



EXPORTS OF LIVE CATTLE

Graph: Exports of live cattle


Live cattle exports rose by 12% to 217,000 in September quarter 2007. Gross value rose by 8% for the quarter, up to $140 million. Unit value fell by 3% to $641.83.

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