7218.0.55.001 - Livestock and Meat, Australia, Nov 2015 Quality Declaration 
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NOVEMBER KEY TREND FIGURES

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED AND MEAT PRODUCED, Australia, November 2015


October 2015
November 2015
Oct 2015 to Nov 2015
Nov 2014 to Nov 2015

Livestock (no.)
Cattle (a)
711 226
698 736
-1.8%
-12.0%
Calves
50 759
48 194
-5.1%
-17.2%
Sheep
733 958
740 521
0.9%
-7.1%
Lambs
1 875 303
1 892 373
0.9%
1.0%
Pigs
408 676
409 714
0.3%
0.8%
Meat (t)
Beef
198 774
195 789
-1.5%
-11.5%
Veal
2 384
2 248
-5.7%
-36.1%
Mutton
17 497
17 584
0.5%
-6.9%
Lamb
41 788
42 394
1.5%
2.4%
Pig Meat
30 918
30 954
0.1%
0.8%

(a) Excludes calves


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NOVEMBER KEY POINTS

Livestock and meat production monthly trend movements for November 2015:
    • Cattle slaughter and meat production continued to fall reflecting reduced cattle supply in November 2015.
    • Calf slaughter and meat production continued to ease in November 2015.
    • Sheep slaughter and meat production continued in increase in November 2015.
    • Lamb slaughter and meat production have had small increases in November 2015.