Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

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St Joseph, MO          Fri Nov 02, 2012          USDA Market News
Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

     Total red meat production under Federal inspection for the week
ending Saturday, November 03, 2012 was estimated at 998 million lbs.
according to the U.S.Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service.
This was 0.1 percent lower than a week ago and 0.3 percent higher
than a year ago.  Cumulative meat production for the year to date was
0 percent higher compared to the previous year.

                        Meat Production (millions of pounds)
                             (excludes condemned)
Week Ending       Beef     Calf/Veal     Pork (2) Lamb/Mutton  Totals (3)
  03-Nov-12       513.4          1.9        480.0         2.7     998.0
  27-Oct-12       511.4          2.1        482.7         3.2     999.4
   Change:          0.4%        -9.5%        -0.6%      -15.6%     -0.1%
  05-Nov-11       503.1          2.4        487.0         2.8     995.3
   Change:          2.0%       -20.8%        -1.4%       -3.6%      0.3%
  2012 YTD      21627.0         96.1      19301.8       125.1   41150.0
  2011 YTD      22036.1        106.9      18874.7       119.2   41136.9
   Change:         -1.9%       -10.1%         2.3%        5.0%      0.0%
(1)Previous week estimates may be revised. Year ago data are actuals.
(2) Excludes lard.      (3) Totals may not add due to rounding.
2012 totals are subject to revision
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                        Livestock Slaughter (head)
Week Ending   Cattle    Calves/Vealers     Hogs   Sheep/Lambs
  03-Nov-12     643,000       14,000    2,359,000      38,000
  27-Oct-12     641,000       15,000    2,379,000      44,000
   Change:          0.3%        -6.7%        -0.8%      -13.6%
  05-Nov-11     650,000       17,000    2,349,000      42,000
   Change:         -1.1%       -17.6%         0.4%       -9.5%
  2012 YTD   27,461,000      627,000   93,935,000   1,685,000
  2011 YTD   28,625,000      708,000   92,057,000   1,693,000
   Change:         -4.1%       -11.4%         2.0%       -0.5%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                     Average Weights (lbs)
Week Ending Live:          Cattle    Calves/Vealers    Hogs   Sheep/Lambs
  03-Nov-12   Estimate          1323          234         273       143
  27-Oct-12   Estimate          1321          235         272       145
  05-Nov-11     Actual          1293          248         278       135
            Dressed:
  03-Nov-12   Estimate           800          138         204        72
  27-Oct-12   Estimate           800          138         203        72
  05-Nov-11     Actual           776          146         207        68
------------------------------------------------------------------------
           Percentage of Total Cattle Slaughtered by Class
Week Ending    Steers      Heifers        Cows           Bulls
  20-Oct-12       48.7%        28.3%        21.2%        1.8%
  22-Oct-11       47.0%        29.8%        21.5%        1.7%

           Percentage of Total Hogs Slaughtered by Class
Week Ending Barrows & Gilts                 Sows                 Boars
  20-Oct-12       97.0%                      2.7%                  0.3%
  22-Oct-11       96.9%                      2.8%                  0.3%

*2011 slaughter totals adjusted to reflect NASS revisions
Source: USDA Market News, St Joseph, MO
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