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 22, 2014 was estimated at 898.9 million lbs.
according to the U.S.Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service.
This was 1.4 percent higher than a week ago and 3.9 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)
 22-Mar-14      458.3        2.1      435.6       2.9   898.9
 15-Mar-14      450.1        2.1      431.2       2.7   886.1
  Change:         1.8        0.0        1.0       7.4     1.4
 23-Mar-13      478.1        2.1      451.6       3.3   935.1
  Change:        -4.1        0.0       -3.5     -12.1    -3.9
 2014 YTD      5228.1       23.5     5230.7      30.9 10513.2
 2013 YTD      5611.6       26.0     5283.3      32.7 10953.7
  Change:        -6.8       -9.6       -1.0      -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
 22-Mar-14    575,000     13,000  2,042,000    42,000
 15-Mar-14    564,000     13,000  2,024,000    39,000
  Change:         2.0        0.0        0.9       7.7
 23-Mar-13    604,000     14,000  2,179,000    46,000
  Change:        -4.8       -7.1       -6.3      -8.7
 2014 YTD   6,531,000    152,000 24,525,000   443,000
 2013 YTD   7,047,000    176,000 25,470,000   455,000
  Change:        -7.3      -13.4       -3.7      -2.6
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                                Average Weights (lbs)
Week Endin Live:       Cattle   Calves/Veals    Hogs Sheep/Lambs
 22-Mar-14  Estimate        1330        273       284     141
 15-Mar-14  Estimate        1332        271       284     140
 23-Mar-13    Actual        1316        252       277     141
           Dressed:
 22-Mar-14  Estimate         799        161       213      71
 15-Mar-14  Estimate         800        160       213      71
 23-Mar-13    Actual         793        148       207      71
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          Percentage of Total Cattle Slaughtered by Class
Week Endin    Steers    Heifers      Cows         Bulls
 08-Mar-14      50.6%      28.2%      19.5%      1.8%
 09-Mar-13      48.1%      29.7%      20.7%      1.6%

          Percentage of Total Hogs Slaughtered by Class
Week Endin Barrows & Gilts             Sows               Boars
 08-Mar-14      97.1%                  2.7%              0.3%
 09-Mar-13      97.1%                  2.6%              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
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SJ_LS712.txt
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