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US Pork Production Up 7% From a Year Ago

by 5m Editor
28 July 2008, at 9:30am

US - Pork production for June 2008 totaled 1.76 billion pounds, up 7 percent from the previous year.

Hog kill totaled 8.88 million head, up 7 percent from June 2007.

The average live weight was down 1 pound from the previous year, at 266 pounds, reports National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Pork production totaled 1.76 billion pounds, up 7 percent from the previous year.

Hog kill totaled 8.88 million head, up 7 percent from June 2007.

The average live weight was down 1 pound from the previous year, at 266 pounds.

January to June 2008 commercial red meat production was 25.0 billion pounds, up 6 percent from 2007.

June 2007 contained 21 weekdays (including no holidays) and 5 Saturdays.
June 2008 contained 21 weekdays (including no holidays) and 4 Saturdays.

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U.S. Monthly Commercial
Red Meat Production



U.S. Monthly Commercial Slaughter
Hogs



U.S. Monthly Commercial Slaughter
Average Live Weight
Hogs



U.S. Monthly Federally Inspected
Average Dressed Weight
Hogs



U.S. Monthly Federally Inspected
Average Dressed Weight
Barrows and Gilts



U.S. Monthly Federally Inspected
Average Dressed Weight
Sows


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