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Australian Bureau of Statistics

September Key Trend Figures

Victor P Taffa

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released Livestock slaughtering and meat production quarterly trend movements for September 2015.

  • Cattle slaughter and beef production figures continue to decline in September 2015
  • Sheep slaughter continued to decline in September 2015 as export demand eases
  • Chicken slaughter and meat production figures increased in September 2015
  • Wool receivals decreased marginally in September 2015

 

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS, Australia, September 2015

 

Jun 2015Sept 2015Jun ’15 to Sept ’15Sept ’14 to Sept ’15
Livestock (no.)
Cattle (excluding calves)2,310, 1402, 286, 064-1.0%-2.2%
Calves176, 237176, 7520.3%4.0%
Sheep2, 123, 3002, 107, 192-0.8%-15.4%
Lambs5, 720, 1445, 731, 9290.2%2.5%
Pigs1, 239, 6551, 231, 428-0.7%2.0%
Chickens148, 875, 547150 ,016, 0620.8%1.8%
Livestock products (t)
Beef644, 970634, 340-1.7%-1.8%
Veal9, 0708, 573-5.5%-16.6%
Mutton50, 68050, 523-0.3%-13.6%
Lamb126, 502126, 201-0.2%2.2%
Pig meat93, 66593, 452-0.2%2.7%
Total red meat924, 886913, 089-1.3%-1.7%
Chicken meat280, 190281, 8590.6%1.5%
Brokers and dealers receivals of taxable wool92, 11391, 436-0.7%4.6%
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