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Pork Production Sets Record High for September

by 5m Editor
26 October 2009, at 8:22am

US - Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.26 billion pounds in September, down slightly from the 4.27 billion pounds produced in September 2008.

Pork production totaled 2.00 billion pounds, up 1 per cent from the previous year.

Hog kill totaled 9.94 million head, down slightly from September 2008.

The average live weight was up 4 pounds from the previous year, at 270 pounds.

Accumulated pork production was down 1 per cent from last year.

September 2008 contained 22 weekdays (including one holiday) and 4 Saturdays.
September 2009 contained 22 weekdays (including one holiday) 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

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