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Red Meat Production Sets Record High for January

by 5m Editor
2 March 2007, at 1:34pm

US - Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.09 billion pounds in January, up 5 percent from the 3.90 billion pounds produced in January 2006.

Pork production totaled 1.90 billion pounds, 4 percent above from the previous year.

Hog kill totaled 9.37 million head, 5 percent above January 2006.

The average live weight was down 2 pounds from the previous year, at 271 pounds.

January 2006 contained 22 weekdays (including two holidays) and 4 Saturdays.
January 2007 contained 23 weekdays (including two holidays) and 4 Saturdays.

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U.S. 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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