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 Tasmania in January 2012 in trend terms, there were:

  • 15,600 cattle slaughtered, little changed from the January 2011 figure
  • 5,100 calves slaughtered, which was 21.4% above the January 2011 figure
  • 9,800 sheep slaughtered, the highest number since July 2010
  • 34,800 lambs slaughtered, an increase of 28.9% on 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.