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Livestock Slaughter - August 2017. US Highlights

Livestock Slaughter – August 2017. US Highlights

Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.63 billion pounds in August, up 4 percent from the 4.43  billion pounds produced in August 2016. Beef production, at 2.40 billion pounds, was 6 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.94 million head,  up 7 percent from August 2016. The average live weight […]