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Record High Red Meat Production for June

by 5m Editor
27 July 2009, at 11:32am

US - Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.16 billion pounds in June, up three per cent from the 4.05 billion pounds produced in June 2008.

Pork production totalled 1.85 billion pounds, up five per cent from the previous year.

Hog kill totaled 9.18 million head, up three per cent from June 2008.

The average live weight was up 3 pounds from the previous year, at 269 pounds.

January to June 2009 commercial red meat production was 24.3 billion pounds, down three per cent from 2008. Accumulated pork production was down three per cent from last year.

June 2008 contained 21 weekdays (including zero holidays) and four Saturdays.
June 2009 contained 22 weekdays (including zero holidays) and four 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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