Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

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SJ_LS712
St Joseph, MO
Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

     Total red meat production under Federal inspection for the week
ending Saturday, March 15, 2014 was estimated at 886.1 million lbs.
according to the U.S.Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service.
This was 0.3 percent higher than a week ago and 5.9 percent lower
than a year ago.  Cumulative meat production for the year to date was
4 percent lower compared to the previous year.

                     Meat Production (millions of pounds)
                          (excludes condemned)
Week Endin      Beef    Calf/Vea    Pork (2Lamb/Mutto Totals (3)
 15-Mar-14      450.1        2.1      431.2       2.7   886.1
 08-Mar-14      438.6        2.0      440.1       2.6   883.3
  Change:         2.6        5.0       -2.0       3.8     0.3
 16-Mar-13      480.9        2.2      455.6       3.1   941.8
  Change:        -6.4       -4.5       -5.4     -12.9    -5.9
 2014 YTD      4772.2       21.4     4792.6      27.8  9614.0
 2013 YTD      5133.5       23.9     4831.7      29.4 10018.6
  Change:        -7.0      -10.5       -0.8      -5.4    -4.0
(1)Previous week estimates may be revised. Year ago data are actuals.
(2) Excludes lard.   (3) Totals may not add due to rounding.
2014 totals are subject to revision
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                     Livestock Slaughter (head)
Week Endin  Cattle   Calves/Veals     Hogs Sheep/Lambs
 15-Mar-14    564,000     13,000  2,024,000    39,000
 08-Mar-14    548,000     13,000  2,067,000    38,000
  Change:         2.9        0.0       -2.1       2.6
 16-Mar-13    608,000     14,000  2,194,000    44,000
  Change:        -7.2       -7.1       -7.7     -11.4
 2014 YTD   5,957,000    140,000 22,479,000   399,000
 2013 YTD   6,442,000    161,000 23,292,000   409,000
  Change:        -7.5      -13.2       -3.5      -2.3
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                                Average Weights (lbs)
Week Endin Live:       Cattle   Calves/Veals    Hogs Sheep/Lambs
 15-Mar-14  Estimate        1332        271       284     140
 08-Mar-14  Estimate        1335        269       283     140
 16-Mar-13    Actual        1317        259       277     143
           Dressed:
 15-Mar-14  Estimate         800        160       213      71
 08-Mar-14  Estimate         802        158       213      70
 16-Mar-13    Actual         793        152       208      72
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          Percentage of Total Cattle Slaughtered by Class
Week Endin    Steers    Heifers      Cows         Bulls
 01-Mar-14      49.0%      28.5%      20.5%      1.9%
 02-Mar-13      48.0%      29.9%      20.7%      1.5%

          Percentage of Total Hogs Slaughtered by Class
Week Endin Barrows & Gilts             Sows               Boars
 01-Mar-14      97.2%                  2.5%              0.3%
 02-Mar-13      97.2%                  2.5%              0.3%

*2013 slaughter totals adjusted to reflect NASS revisions
Source: USDA Market News, St Joseph, MO
        816-676-7000    e-mail stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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