|Page tools: Print Page Print All RSS Search this Product|
JULY KEY TREND FIGURES
LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED AND MEAT PRODUCED, Australia, July 2016
JULY KEY POINTS
Rains across the eastern seaboard and a continued focus on restocking by producers has reduced the number of livestock available for slaughter during July. Increased competition for beef cattle by processors, feedlots, and producers has led to many processors being unable to fulfil quotas, forcing a number to operate at reduced capacity. A similar situation has impacted sheep and lamb processors with the seasonal lull in sheep and lamb sales combined with regional shortages resulting in a number of large processing facilities shutting for maintenance and renovation. While a fall in the number of sheep and lambs slaughtered has been observed nationally, these impacts are especially pronounced in Queensland.
Livestock and meat production monthly trend movements for July 2016:
These documents will be presented in a new window.