1367.0 - State and Territory Statistical Indicators, 2011  
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In NSW in November 2011, in trend terms, there were:
    • 134,800 cattle slaughtered, little changed from the November 2010 figure

    • 17,300 calves slaughtered, a decrease of 1.6% on the November 2010 figure

    • 90,600 sheep slaughtered, the sixth consecutive monthly increase but still 65.5% below the recent high recorded in May 2009

    • 357,100 lambs slaughtered, which was 0.9% below the November 2010 figure.

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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.