7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Mar 2009 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/05/2009
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In the March quarter 2009, the number of cattle (excluding calves) slaughtered decreased 1% to just under 2 million.
The number of calves slaughtered fell 2% in the year to the March quarter 2009.
SHEEP AND LAMBS
In the March quarter 2009, the number of sheep slaughtered decreased 5% to 2.7 million and lamb slaughterings increased 3% to 5.4 million.
Pig slaughterings dropped 15% since the March quarter 2008 to 1.1 million.
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