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1367.0 - State and Territory Statistical Indicators, 2012  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/03/2012  Final
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In WA in January 2012 in trend terms, there were:

  • 32,700 cattle slaughtered, a slow decline in cattle numbers each month since September 2010
  • over 100 calves slaughtered, slightly above the number slaughtered in January 2011
  • 70,500 sheep slaughtered, a fall of 24.7% from the January 2011 figure
  • 148,000 lambs slaughtered, a decrease of 19.6% from the January 2011 figure.

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Do you know how many livestock have been slaughtered in your state or territory?

Livestock slaughtering statistics are based on a monthly collection from abattoirs and other major slaughtering establishments. They include estimates of animals slaughtered by country butchers and other small slaughtering establishments.

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