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

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER VALUE, Australia, March 2016
Dec 2015
Mar 2016
Dec '15 to Mar '16
$m
$m
%

Cattle and calves
3 077.7
2 773.0
-9.9
Sheep and lambs
831.5
839.3
0.9
Pigs
323.1
336.8
4.2
Poultry (a)
692.8
667.2
-3.7

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


KEY POINTS

Gross value quarterly original movements for March 2016:
  • The gross value of cattle and calves slaughtered fell by nearly 10% in the March quarter to $2,773 million
  • The gross value of poultry slaughtered also fell in the March quarter, down by 3.7% to $667 million
  • Conversely, the gross value of pigs and sheep and lambs slaughtered each rose in the March quarter, up by 0.9% (to $839 million) and 4.2% (to $337 million), respective
Gross value of livestock slaughtered data is being published in Livestock Products, Australia (cat. no 7215.0) for this first time this issue. If you have any feedback about this page, or its associated datacube, you can contact us on (02) 6222 5939 or
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