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Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection



SJ_LS712

St Joseph, MO           Fri Aug 15, 2014           USDA Market News

Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection



     Total red meat production under Federal inspection for the week

ending Saturday, August 16, 2014 was estimated at 899.4 million lbs.

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

This was 2.9 percent higher than a week ago and 5.0 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)

   16-Aug-14       465.5          1.6         429.7          2.6     899.4

   09-Aug-14       460.7          1.6         408.9          2.7     873.9

    Change:          1.0%         0.0%          5.1%        -3.7%      2.9%

   17-Aug-13       497.6          2.0         444.5          2.9     947.0

    Change:         -6.5%       -20.0%         -3.3%       -10.3%     -5.0%

   2014 YTD      14982.6         60.1       13909.1         93.4   29045.2

   2013 YTD      15989.5         68.0       14074.3         93.5   30225.4

    Change:         -6.3%       -11.6%         -1.2%        -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

   16-Aug-14     577,000       10,000     2,017,000       38,000

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

    Change:          0.7%         0.0%          5.1%        -5.0%

   17-Aug-13     624,000       14,000     2,185,000       43,000

    Change:         -7.5%       -28.6%         -7.7%       -11.6%

   2014 YTD   18,800,000      375,000    64,938,000    1,327,000

   2013 YTD   20,214,000      464,000    68,293,000    1,324,000

    Change:         -7.0%       -19.2%         -4.9%         0.3%

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                                      Average Weights (lbs)

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

   16-Aug-14   Estimate          1325           276          284       136

   09-Aug-14   Estimate          1322           272          284       134

   17-Aug-13     Actual          1310           234          272       137

             Dressed:

   16-Aug-14   Estimate           809           163          213        68

   09-Aug-14   Estimate           806           160          213        67

   17-Aug-13     Actual           799           137          204        69

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            Percentage of Total Cattle Slaughtered by Class

Week Ending     Steers      Heifers        Cows            Bulls

   02-Aug-14       54.7%        27.1%         16.1%         2.0%

   03-Aug-13       51.5%        27.8%         18.9%         1.8%



            Percentage of Total Hogs Slaughtered by Class

Week Ending  Barrows & Gilts                 Sows                  Boars

   02-Aug-14       96.9%                       2.8%                   0.3%

   03-Aug-13       96.8%                       2.9%                   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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