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 SA in January 2012, in trend terms, there were:

  • 32,700 cattle slaughtered, an increase of 11.5% on the January 2011 figure
  • just over 100 calves slaughtered, slightly more than the number slaughtered in January 2011
  • 74,300 sheep slaughtered, 16.1% more than the January 2011 figure
  • 271,300 lambs slaughtered, the seventh consecutive month of decline.

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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.