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Pork Production Lower than a Year Ago

by 5m Editor
24 February 2009, at 6:45am

US - Commercial red meat production for the United States totalled 4.17 billion pounds in January, down six per cent from the 4.42 billion pounds produced in January 2008, reports the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Pork production totaled 2.03 billion pounds, six per cent below the previous year.

Hog kill totaled 9.92 million head, six per cent below January 2008.

The average live weight was down one pound from the previous year, at 272 pounds.

January 2008 contained 23 weekdays (including two holidays) and 4 Saturdays.
January 2009 contained 22 weekdays (including two holidays) and 5 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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