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July Red Meat Production Below Previous Year

by 5m Editor
24 August 2009, at 8:56am

US - Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.12 billion pounds in July, down 3 per cent from the 4.25 billion pounds produced in July 2008, reports the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Pork production totaled 1.83 billion pounds, down 1 per cent from the previous year.

Hog kill totaled 9.15 million head, down 3 per cent from July 2008.

The average live weight was up 5 pounds from the previous year, at 267 pounds.

January to July 2009 commercial red meat production was 28.4 billion pounds, down 3 per cent from 2008.

Accumulated pork production was down 3 per cent from last year.

July 2008 contained 23 weekdays (including one holidays) and 4 Saturdays.
July 2009 contained 23 weekdays (including one holidays) and 4 Saturdays.

US Monthly Commercial
Red Meat Production



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

Further Reading

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