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Livestock Slaughter - December 2020

Livestock Slaughter – December 2020

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.85 billion pounds in December, up 3 percent from the 4.73 billion pounds produced in December 2019. Beef production, at 2.32 billion pounds, was 3 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.78 million head, up 1 percent from December 2019. The […]

Livestock Slaughter - June 2016: U.S. Highlights

Livestock Slaughter – June 2016: U.S. Highlights

Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.23 billion pounds in June, up 5 percent from the 4.02 billion pounds produced in June 2015. Beef production, at 2.19 billion pounds, was 10 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.71 million head, up 10 percent from June 2015. The average live weight […]