Meat Production At 10-Week Low

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Total red meat production under Federal inspection for the week ending Saturday, April 10, 2010 was estimated at 884.6 million lbs. according to the U.S.Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service.  This was 5.2 percent lower than a week ago and 2.2 percent lower than a year ago. Cumulative meat production for the year to date was 2.9 percent lower compared to the previous year.

Meat Production Board
 
Production Mar 13 Mar 20 Mar 27 Apr 03 Apr 10 Report
  Total Meat 913.5 917.9 921.1 933.3 884.6 Report
  Beef 475.1 471.5 469.6 485.6 469.1 Report
  Calf & Veal 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.7 Report
  Pork 432.1 439.8 444.8 441.8 410.1 Report
  Lamb & Mutton 3.7 3.9 4.1 3.3 2.7 Report

REPORT THIS WEEK LAST WEEK DIFFERENCE
  Total Meat 884.6 933.3 -48.7
 
TOTAL MEAT 10 WEEKS 27 WEEKS THIS YEAR
Average 919.1 926.3 917.5
High 939.4 991.8 962.5
Low 884.6 695.1 805.2
 
 




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