7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Mar 2014 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/05/2014   
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MEAT PRODUCTION

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Beef:
Beef production in March quarter 2014 increased by 2% over the previous quarter, to a record 615,000 tonnes.

Veal:
Veal production in March quarter 2014 rose by 2% to 10,800 tonnes when compared to December quarter 2013.

Mutton:
In March quarter 2014, mutton production increased by 2% to 58,300 tonnes.

Lamb:
Lamb production in March quarter 2014 increased by 1% to a record 120,000 tonnes.

Pig meat:
In March quarter 2014, pig meat production remained steady at 90,000 tonnes.

Total red meat:
Total red meat production increased by 1% to 894,000 tonnes in March quarter 2014.

Chicken meat:
Chicken meat production in March quarter 2014 remained steady at 272,000 tonnes.