Livestock & Meat Slaughter November 2010

Livestock & Meat Slaughter November 2010

Australian Bureau Of Statistics

The Australian Bureau Of Statistics has released Livestock and Meat Slaughter statistics for November 2010.

SUMMARY COMMENTARY

Victor P Taffa

 

 

LIVESTOCK

  • In November 2010, the trend estimate for Cattle Slaughtering fell 1% from October 2010 to 616,000.
  • Calf Slaughtering in November 2010 declined 26% compared to November 2009.
  • The trend estimate for Sheep Slaughtering remained steady in November but is still down 21% from November 2009.
  • Lamb Slaughtering in November 2010 fell, down 1% from October 2010 and 7% from November 2009.
  • In November, the trend estimate for Pig Slaughtering remained steady at 388,000.

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED, Australia – November 2010


Original

Seasonally Adjusted

Trend

no.

no.

no.


Cattle(a)

665, 432

620, 840

616, 212

Calves

40, 839

64, 953

58, 856

Sheep

638, 537

511, 557

529, 533

Lambs

1, 775, 738

1, 556, 938

1, 512, 688

Pigs

376, 634

386, 328

387, 688


(a) Excludes calves

MEAT

  • In November 2010, the trend estimate for Beef Production remained steady at 174,000 tonnes.
  • Veal Production rose 1% from October 2010 and was down 22% from November 2009.
  • The trend estimate for Mutton Production remained steady at 12,000 tonnes, but still is down 18% from November 2009.
  • In November 2010, Production of Lamb fell by 1% from October 2010 to 33,000 tonnes. Lamb Production was down 5% compared to November 2009.
  • The trend estimate for Production of Pig Meat remained steady at 28,000 tonnes.

MEAT PRODUCED, Australia – November 2010


Original

Seasonally Adjusted

Trend

t

t

t


Beef

191, 652

176, 667

173, 797

Veal

3, 390

4, 146

3, 530

Mutton

14, 994

11, 442

11, 894

Lamb

38, 114

33, 375

32, 522

Pig meat

27, 435

28, 438

28, 384