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LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – DECEMBER 2016-/-UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – DECEMBER 2016-/-UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

    Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.40 billion pounds in December, up 3 percent from the 4.27 billion pounds produced in December 2015.  Beef production, at 2.17 billion pounds, was 6 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.61 million head, up 7 percent from December 2015. The average […]