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Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection



SJ_LS712

St Joseph, MO           Fri Aug 08, 2014           USDA Market News

Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection



     Total red meat production under Federal inspection for the week

ending Saturday, August 09, 2014 was estimated at 873.9 million lbs.

according to the U.S.Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service.

This was 1.3 percent higher than a week ago and 4.8 percent lower

than a year ago.  Cumulative meat production for the year to date was

3.9 percent lower compared to the previous year.



                         Meat Production (millions of pounds)

                              (excludes condemned)

Week Ending        Beef     Calf/Veal     Pork (2)  Lamb/Mutton   Totals (3)

   09-Aug-14       460.7          1.6         408.9          2.7     873.9

   02-Aug-14       460.2          1.6         397.9          2.8     862.5

    Change:          0.1%         0.0%          2.8%        -3.6%      1.3%

   10-Aug-13       502.9          2.0         410.4          3.0     918.3

    Change:         -8.4%       -20.0%         -0.4%       -10.0%     -4.8%

   2014 YTD      14511.3         58.5       13479.0         90.7   28139.5

   2013 YTD      15491.9         66.0       13629.8         90.6   29278.4

    Change:         -6.3%       -11.4%         -1.1%         0.1%     -3.9%

(1)Previous week estimates may be revised. Year ago data are actuals.

(2) Excludes lard.       (3) Totals may not add due to rounding.

2014 totals are subject to revision

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                         Livestock Slaughter (head)

Week Ending    Cattle    Calves/Vealer      Hogs    Sheep/Lambs

   09-Aug-14     573,000       10,000     1,919,000       40,000

   02-Aug-14     574,000       10,000     1,867,000       41,000

    Change:         -0.2%         0.0%          2.8%        -2.4%

   10-Aug-13     628,000       15,000     2,025,000       44,000

    Change:         -8.8%       -33.3%         -5.2%        -9.1%

   2014 YTD   18,223,000      365,000    62,918,000    1,290,000

   2013 YTD   19,589,000      450,000    66,108,000    1,281,000

    Change:         -7.0%       -18.9%         -4.8%         0.7%

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                                      Average Weights (lbs)

Week Ending  Live:          Cattle    Calves/Vealerss    Hogs    Sheep/Lambs

   09-Aug-14   Estimate          1322           272          284       134

   02-Aug-14   Estimate          1319           269          284       135

   10-Aug-13     Actual          1315           238          271       133

             Dressed:

   09-Aug-14   Estimate           806           160          213        67

   02-Aug-14   Estimate           803           159          213        68

   10-Aug-13     Actual           802           140          203        67

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            Percentage of Total Cattle Slaughtered by Class

Week Ending     Steers      Heifers        Cows            Bulls

   26-Jul-14       55.1%        26.0%         16.8%         2.0%

   27-Jul-13       51.1%        28.9%         18.3%         1.8%



            Percentage of Total Hogs Slaughtered by Class

Week Ending  Barrows & Gilts                 Sows                  Boars

   26-Jul-14       96.9%                       2.7%                   0.4%

   27-Jul-13       96.9%                       2.8%                   0.3%



*2013 slaughter totals adjusted to reflect NASS revisions

Source: USDA Market News, St Joseph, MO

        816-676-7000    e-mail stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov

        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SJ_LS712.txt

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