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7218.0.55.001 - Livestock and Meat, Australia, Nov 2014 Quality Declaration 
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SUMMARY COMMENTARY


LIVESTOCK

Livestock slaughtering monthly trend movements for November 2014:
  • The number of cattle slaughtered remained steady at 792,000 head
  • The number of calves slaughtered was 56,600 head, an increase of 2%
  • The number of sheep slaughtered was 839,000 head, an increase of 1%
  • The number of lambs slaughtered remained steady at 1.9 million head
  • The number of pigs slaughtered remained steady at 408,000 head

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LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED, Australia, November 2014

Original
Seasonally Adjusted
Trend
no.
no.
no.

Cattle(a)
802 509
790 099
792 106
Calves
38 646
60 324
56 639
Sheep
1 000 754
858 169
838 858
Lambs
1 947 591
1 869 887
1 910 259
Pigs
370 900
405 467
408 270

(a) Excludes calves



MEAT

Meat production monthly trend movements for November 2014:
  • Beef production remained steady at 218,000 tonnes
  • Veal production was 3,500 tonnes, an increase of 1%
  • Mutton production was 20,100 tonnes, an increase of 1%
  • Lamb production remained steady at 42,200 tonnes
  • Pig meat production remained steady at 30,800 tonnes

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MEAT PRODUCED, Australia, November 2014

Original
Seasonally Adjusted
Trend
t
t
t

Beef
226 565
217 713
217 866
Veal
3 070
3 597
3 496
Mutton
24 741
20 506
20 092
Lamb
42 014
40 824
42 168
Pig meat
27 567
30 664
30 768



NOTES

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