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1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Dec 2010  
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LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERING AND MEAT PRODUCTION

The trend estimate for the number of livestock slaughtered decreased by 59,600 (5.3%) between November 2009 and November 2010. Slaughtering of Sheep and Calves decreased by 29.7% and 23.0% respectively, while slaughtering of Pigs and Cattle increased by 28.2% and 3.7% respectively over the period.

Total livestock slaughtering, Victoria
Graph: Total livestock slaughtering, Victoria


Between November 2009 and November 2010, the trend estimate for total meat production for Victoria increased by 2219.9 tonnes (4.2%). The production of Veal and Mutton decreased by 25.8% and 25.2% respectively, while increases were recorded for Pig meat (33.2%) and Beef (7.1%) over the same period.

Total meat produced, Victoria
Graph: Total meat produced, Victoria


View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: Download Livestock slaughtering and meat production, Victoria: All series from the Download Page.


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