7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Dec 2016 Quality Declaration 
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GROSS VALUE OF LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER VALUE, Australia, December 2016
Sep 2016
Dec 2016
Sep '15 to Dec '16
$m
$m
%

Cattle and calves
2 689.3
2 834.9
5.4%
Sheep and lambs
766.6
906.9
18.3%
Pigs
370.4
360.4
-2.7%
Poultry (a)
671.6
679.9
1.2%

(a) Includes meat chickens, turkeys, ducks and other poultry


KEY POINTS

Gross value quarterly original movements for December 2016:
  • The gross value of sheep and lambs increased 18% to $907 million for the December 2016 quarter, following a 5% decrease in the September 2016 quarter.
  • Conversely, after a small increase last quarter the gross value of pigs slaughtered decreased 3% in the December 2016 quarter, down to $360 million.
  • After a 5% decrease in gross value last quarter poultry increased 1% in the December 2016 quarter to $680 million.


Gross value of livestock slaughtered data was first published in the March 2016 issue of Livestock Products, Australia (cat. no 7215.0). If you have any feedback about this page, or its associated datacube, you can contact us on (02) 6222 5939 or email agriculture.statistics@abs.gov.au.