At the time of publication, slaughtering and production estimates for chickens for the September quarter 2010 were not yet available. These data, including updated seasonally adjusted and trend estimates, will be provided in the December quarter 2010 edition of this publication.
From the September quarter 2010 a new methodology and revised definitions have been adopted for producing estimates of livestock slaughtering and meat production. Historical data back to July 2007 have been revised for affected series. For further information refer to the Explanatory Notes.
From the September quarter 2010 an updated sampling frame has been implemented in respect of estimates of wool receivals. This impact on associated time series is negligible.