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Record High Pork Production for August

by 5m Editor
28 September 2009, at 8:22am

US - Commercial red meat production for the United States reached 4.08 billion pounds in August, down slightly from the 4.10 billion pounds produced in August 2008, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Pork production totaled 1.87 billion pounds, up four per cent from the previous year.

Hog kill totalled 9.34 million head, up one per cent from August 2008.

The average live weight was up seven pounds from the previous year, at 268 pounds.

January to August 2009 commercial red meat production was 32.5 billion pounds, down three per cent from 2008.

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

August 2008 contained 21 weekdays (including no holidays) and five Saturdays.
August 2009 contained 21 weekdays (including no holidays) and five 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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