Total red meat supplies in freezers were up 3 percent from both the previous month and last year. Total pounds of beef in freezers were up 1 percent from the previous month and up 4 percent from last year. Frozen pork supplies were up 5 percent from the previous month and up 2 percent from last year. Stocks of pork bellies were up 17 percent from last month but down 31 percent from last year.

Total frozen poultry supplies on February 28, 2013 were up 2 percent from the previous month and up 9 percent from a year ago. Total stocks of chicken were down 3 percent from the previous month but up 6 percent from last year. Total pounds of turkey in freezers were up 11 percent from last month and up 14 percent from February 29, 2012.