Total red meat supplies in freezers were up 1 percent from the previous month but down 5 percent from Feb. 28, 2013.

Total pounds of beef in freezers were down 5 percent from the previous month and down 17 percent from last year.

Frozen pork supplies were up 6 percent from the previous month and up 3 percent from last year. Stocks of pork bellies were up 1 percent from last month and up 105 percent from last year.