Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

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St Joseph, MO          Fri Nov 22, 2013          USDA Market News
Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

     Total red meat production under Federal inspection for the week
ending Saturday, November 23, 2013 was estimated at 997.2 million lbs.
according to the U.S.Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service.
This was 2.1 percent higher than a week ago and 11.6 percent higher
than a year ago.  Cumulative meat production for the year to date was
0.9 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)
  23-Nov-13       499.2          2.2        493.1         2.7     997.2
  16-Nov-13       480.3          2.2        491.3         2.6     976.4
   Change:          3.9%         0.0%         0.4%        3.8%      2.1%
  24-Nov-12       463.6          2.0        425.8         2.1     893.5
   Change:          7.7%        10.0%        15.8%       28.6%     11.6%
  2013 YTD      22875.4         97.1      20537.0       130.2   43639.7
  2012 YTD      23086.6        102.9      20703.8       132.6   44025.9
   Change:         -0.9%        -5.6%        -0.8%       -1.8%     -0.9%
(1)Previous week estimates may be revised. Year ago data are actuals.
(2) Excludes lard.      (3) Totals may not add due to rounding.
2013 totals are subject to revision
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                        Livestock Slaughter (head)
Week Ending   Cattle    Calves/Vealers     Hogs   Sheep/Lambs
  23-Nov-13     623,000       15,000    2,345,000      42,000
  16-Nov-13     599,000       15,000    2,347,000      41,000
   Change:          4.0%         0.0%        -0.1%        2.4%
  24-Nov-12     581,000       14,000    2,066,000      30,000
   Change:          7.2%         7.1%        13.5%       40.0%
  2013 YTD   28,872,000      671,000   99,520,000   1,892,000
  2012 YTD   29,308,000      675,000  100,719,000   1,799,000
   Change:         -1.5%        -0.6%        -1.2%        5.2%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                     Average Weights (lbs)
Week Ending Live:          Cattle    Calves/Vealers    Hogs   Sheep/Lambs
  23-Nov-13   Estimate          1336          251         281       130
  16-Nov-13   Estimate          1334          248         280       129
  24-Nov-12     Actual          1320          242         276       139
            Dressed:
  23-Nov-13   Estimate           803          148         210        65
  16-Nov-13   Estimate           803          146         209        65
  24-Nov-12     Actual           799          143         206        70
------------------------------------------------------------------------
           Percentage of Total Cattle Slaughtered by Class
Week Ending    Steers      Heifers        Cows           Bulls
  09-Nov-13       49.1%        28.3%        20.5%        2.0%
  10-Nov-12       47.5%        27.6%        23.0%        1.9%

           Percentage of Total Hogs Slaughtered by Class
Week Ending Barrows & Gilts                 Sows                 Boars
  09-Nov-13       97.1%                      2.6%                  0.3%
  10-Nov-12       97.0%                      2.7%                  0.3%

*2012 slaughter totals adjusted to reflect NASS revisions
Source: USDA Market News, St Joseph, MO
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