1367.0 - State and Territory Statistical Indicators, 2012  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/03/2012  Final
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In NSW in January 2012, in trend terms, there were:

  • 132,900 cattle slaughtered, little changed from the January 2011 figure
  • 16,600 calves slaughtered, a decrease of 8.4% on the January 2011 figure
  • 103,500 sheep slaughtered, the seventh consecutive monthly increase but still 60.7% below the recent high recorded in May 2009
  • 353,300 lambs slaughtered, which was 0.6% below the January 2011 figure.

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Livestock slaughtering 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.