ShapeShapeauthorShapechevroncrossShapeShapeShapeGrouphamburgerhomeGroupmagnifyShapeShapeShaperssShape

Pork Production Sets Record High for February

by 5m Editor
22 March 2004, at 12:00am

US - Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 3.40 billion pounds in February, down 3 percent from the 3.50 billion pounds produced in February 2003, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) in their monthly Livestock Slaughter report.

Need a Product or service?
Animal Health Products
Swine Breeders and Genetics
Pig, Hog Feed and Ingredients
Swine manure, waste and odor
Pig, Hog and Swine Books

Pork production totaled 1.57 billion pounds, up 3 percent from the previous year and a new record high for February.

Hog kill totaled 7.89 million head, 3 percent above February 2003.

The average live weight was 1 pound above the previous year, at 268 pounds.

Graphics

US Monthly Commercial slaughter
Hogs


US Monthly Commercial Slaughter
Average Live Weight: Hogs


US Monthly Federally Inspected
Average Dressed Weight: Hogs


US Monthly Federally Inspected
Average Dressed Weight: Barrows and Gilts


US Monthly Federally Inspected
Average Dressed Weight: Sows


To view the full report, including tables Click Here (PDF Format)

Source: USDA NASS - Livestock Slaughter Report - 19th March 2004

5m Editor