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November Red Meat Production Above Last Year

by 5m Editor
29 December 2009, at 6:58am

US - Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 3.96 billion pounds in November, up two per cent from the 3.87 billion pounds produced in November 2008, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) in their monthly Livestock Slaughter report.

Pork production totaled 1.92 billion pounds, up 2 per cent from the previous year.

Hog kill totaled 9.46 million head, up 1 per cent from November 2008.

The average live weight was up 1 pound from the previous year, at 272 pounds.

January to November 2009 commercial red meat production was 45.1 billion pounds, down 2 per cent from 2008.

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

November 2008 contained 20 weekdays (including two holidays) and 5 Saturdays.
November 2009 contained 21 weekdays (including two holidays) 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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