1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Jun 2010  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/08/2010   
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The trend estimate for the number of livestock slaughtered decreased by 173,800 (13.8%) between June 2009 and June 2010. Slaughtering of Sheep, Calves, Lambs and Cattle decreased by 42.7%, 10.4%, 8.1% and 5.0% respectively, while slaughtering of Pigs increased by 30.6% over the period.

Total livestock slaughtering, Victoria
Graph: Total livestock slaughtering, Victoria

Between June 2009 and June 2010, the trend estimate for total meat production for Victoria decreased by 887.7 tonnes (1.6%). The production of Mutton, Veal and Lamb decreased by 34.3%, 6.2% and 1.3% respectively, while increases were recorded for Pig meat (28.3%) and Beef (0.2%) over the same period.

Total meat produced, Victoria
Graph: Total meat produced, Victoria

View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: Download Livestock slaughtering and meat production, Victoria: All series from the Download Page.

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