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Red Meat Production Down From Previous Month

by 5m Editor
25 August 2006, at 10:20am

US - Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 3.78 billion pounds in July, up 5 percent from the 3.61 billion pounds produced in July 2005.

National Agricultural Statistics Service

Pork production totaled 1.55 billion pounds, up 3 percent from the previous year.

Hog kill totaled 7.88 million head, 3 percent above July 2005.

The average live weight was 1 pound above the previous year, at 265 pounds.

January to July 2006 commercial red meat production was 27.1 billion pounds, up 5 percent from 2005.

Accumulated beef production was up 7 percent from last year, veal was down 4 percent, pork was up 2 percent from last year, and lamb and mutton production was up 2 percent.

July 2005 contained 21 weekdays (including one holiday) and 5 Saturdays.
July 2006 contained 21 weekdays (including one holiday) and 5 Saturdays.

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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


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