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7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Jun 2015 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/08/2015   
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JUNE KEY TREND FIGURES

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS, Australia, June 2015
Mar 2015
Jun 2015
Mar '15 to Jun '15
Jun '14 to Jun '15

Livestock (no.)
Cattle (excluding calves)
2 351 669
2 325 971
-1.1%
1.9%
Calves
174 027
177 989
2.3%
1.8%
Sheep
2 179 619
1 980 755
-9.1%
-22.2%
Lambs
5 725 672
5 768 485
0.7%
4.2%
Pigs
1 242 021
1 252 793
0.9%
4.9%
Chickens
148 042 086
147 685 834
-0.2%
1.1%

Livestock products (t)
Beef
658 255
655 516
-0.4%
4.2%
Veal
9 705
9 369
-3.5%
-9.9%
Mutton
51 850
47 130
-9.1%
-19.9%
Lamb
127 156
127 640
0.4%
5.5%
Pig meat
93 559
94 214
0.7%
4.9%
Total red meat
940 524
933 869
-0.7%
2.7%
Chicken meat
279 128
279 188
0.0%
1.7%
Brokers and dealers receivals of taxable wool
92 408
95 473
3.3%
11.0%

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Graph Image for Meat Production, Australia


KEY POINTS

Livestock slaughtering and meat production quarterly trend movements for June 2015:
  • Cattle slaughter and beef production figures showed signs of slowing in June 2015
  • Sheep slaughter continued to decline in June 2015 as export demand eases
  • Chicken slaughter and meat production figures remain steady in June 2015

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