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1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Mar 2009  
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LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERING AND MEAT PRODUCTION

Between February 2008 and February 2009, the trend estimate for total meat production for Victoria increased by 2.4% from 57,807.5 tonnes to 59,184.6 tonnes. The production of Veal, Pig meat and Beef increased by 49.2%, 16.9% and 6.5% respectively, while decreases were recorded for Mutton (-25.4%) and Lamb (-1.5%) over the same period.



The trend estimate for numbers of livestock slaughtered decreased by 38,600 (3.1%) between February 2008 and February 2009. Slaughtering of Pigs, Calves and Cattle increased by 19.7%, 17.3% and 6.1.% respectively, while Sheep and Lamb slaughtering decreased by 20.5% and 0.6% respectively over this period.




View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Livestock Slaughtering and Meat Production, Victoria: All Series (file size 55kB).

View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Other Agricultural Production, Victoria (file size 54kB).

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