1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Sep 2008  
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LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERING AND MEAT PRODUCTION

Between August 2007 and August 2008, the trend estimate for total meat production for Victoria increased by 3.8% from 57,742.1 tonnes to 59,938.3 tonnes. The production of Beef, Mutton, Pig meat and Veal increased by 14.3%, 12.9%, 2.5% and 2.3% respectively, while a fall in production was recorded for Lamb (-18.4%) over the period.

TOTAL MEAT PRODUCTION, Victoria: Trend
TOTAL MEAT PRODUCTION, Victoria: Trend


The trend estimate for livestock slaughtering decreased by 40,800 (3.2%) slaughtering between August 2007 and August 2008. Sheep, Cattle, Calves and Pig slaughtering increased by 16.9%, 11.9%, 2.0% and 1.0% respectively, while Lamb slaughtering decreased by 13.3% over this period.

TOTAL LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERING, Victoria: Trend
TOTAL LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERING, Victoria: Trend


View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Livestock Slaughtering and Meat Production, Victoria: All Series (file size 26kB).

View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Other Agricultural Production (file size 27kB).


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