Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

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St Joseph, MO          Fri Jul 06, 2012          USDA Market News
Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

     Total red meat production under Federal inspection for the week
ending Saturday, July 07, 2012 was estimated at 813.6 million lbs.
according to the U.S.Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service.
This was 12.5 percent lower than a week ago and 0.2 percent higher
than a year ago.  Cumulative meat production for the year to date was
0.5 percent lower compared to the previous year.

                        Meat Production (millions of pounds)
                             (excludes condemned)
Week Ending       Beef     Calf/Veal     Pork (2) Lamb/Mutton  Totals (3)
  07-Jul-12       448.7          1.6        361.2         2.1     813.6
  30-Jun-12       512.5          2.1        411.9         2.9     929.4
   Change:        -12.5%       -23.8%       -12.3%      -27.6%    -12.5%
  09-Jul-11       456.0          2.1        351.6         2.2     811.9
   Change:         -1.6%       -23.8%         2.7%       -4.5%      0.2%
  2012 YTD      13031.7         59.6      11666.5        75.9   24833.7
  2011 YTD      13370.3         66.0      11436.4        75.0   24947.7
   Change:         -2.5%        -9.7%         2.0%        1.2%     -0.5%
(1)Previous week estimates may be revised. Year ago data are actuals.
(2) Excludes lard.      (3) Totals may not add due to rounding.
2012 totals are subject to revision
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                        Livestock Slaughter (head)
Week Ending   Cattle    Calves/Vealers     Hogs   Sheep/Lambs
  07-Jul-12     571,000       10,000    1,760,000      28,000
  30-Jun-12     653,000       13,000    1,999,000      38,000
   Change:        -12.6%       -23.1%       -12.0%      -26.3%
  09-Jul-11     585,000       15,000    1,731,000      32,000
   Change:         -2.4%       -33.3%         1.7%      -12.5%
  2012 YTD   16,648,000      362,000   56,099,000   1,000,000
  2011 YTD   17,424,000      419,000   55,249,000   1,041,000
   Change:         -4.5%       -13.6%         1.5%       -3.9%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                     Average Weights (lbs)
Week Ending Live:          Cattle    Calves/Vealers    Hogs   Sheep/Lambs
  07-Jul-12   Estimate          1291          272         274       153
  30-Jun-12   Estimate          1289          276         275       154
  09-Jul-11     Actual          1279          242         271       137
            Dressed:
  07-Jul-12   Estimate           787          162         205        76
  30-Jun-12   Estimate           786          164         206        77
  09-Jul-11     Actual           782          142         203        69
------------------------------------------------------------------------
           Percentage of Total Cattle Slaughtered by Class
Week Ending    Steers      Heifers        Cows           Bulls
  23-Jun-12       53.2%        27.6%        17.5%        1.7%
  25-Jun-11       52.8%        27.4%        18.2%        1.6%

           Percentage of Total Hogs Slaughtered by Class
Week Ending Barrows & Gilts                 Sows                 Boars
  23-Jun-12       96.7%                      2.9%                  0.4%
  25-Jun-11       96.6%                      3.1%                  0.3%

*2011 slaughter totals adjusted to reflect NASS revisions
Source: USDA Market News, St Joseph, MO
        816-676-7000    e-mail stjoe.lgmn@ams.usda.gov
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