In Agriculture

Australian Bureau Of Statistics

Victor P Taffa

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released Meat Produced and Livestock Slaughtered statistics for April 2010.

 

 

 

LIVESTOCK

  • In April 2010, the trend estimate for cattle slaughterings continued to increase, up by 1% from March 2010 to 630,000.
  • The trend estimate for sheep slaughterings continued to fall in April 2010, down to 557,000, a decrease of 41% from April 2009.
  • The trend estimate for lamb slaughterings remained steady at 1.5 Million in April 2010.
  • Pig slaughterings in April 2010 remained steady at 379,000.

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED, Australia – April 2010


Original

Seasonally Adjusted

Trend

no.

no.

no.


Cattle (excl. calves)

632, 752

642, 037

630, 459

Calves

61 401

66, 630

70, 794

Sheep

500, 570

530, 188

557, 414

Lambs

1, 576, 674

1, 592, 810

1, 547, 613

Pigs

371, 320

385, 440

379, 036


MEAT

  • In April 2010, the trend estimate for beef production rose by 1% from March 2010, up to 172,000 tonnes.
  • The trend estimate for mutton production in April 2010 fell to 12,000 tonnes, a decrease of 38% from April 2009.
  • The trend estimate for lamb production in April 2010 increased by 1%, up to 33,000 tonnes.
  • Pig meat production remained steady in April 2010 at 28,000 tonnes.

MEAT PRODUCED, Australia – April 2010


Original

Seasonally Adjusted

Trend

t

t

t


Beef

172, 379

175, 800

172, 235

Veal

3, 266

3, 472

3, 591

Mutton

10, 693

11, 927

12, 133

Lamb

34, 735

34, 749

33, 330

Pig meat

27, 396

28, 045

27, 741


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