1367.0 - State and Territory Statistical Indicators, 2011  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/01/2012   
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In SA in November 2011, in trend terms, there were:

    • 33,100 cattle slaughtered, an increase of 13.6% on the November 2010 figure

    • just over 100 calves slaughtered, slightly less than the number slaughtered in November 2010

    • 68,200 sheep slaughtered, over 1,000 head less than the November 2010 figure

    • 269,600 lambs slaughtered, the fifth consecutive month of decline.

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Livestock slaughtering and meat production statistics are based on a monthly collection from abattoirs and other major slaughtering establishments. They include estimates of animals slaughtered by country butchers and other small slaughtering establishments.