Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

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St Joseph, MO          Fri Aug 09, 2013          USDA Market News
Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

     Total red meat production under Federal inspection for the week
ending Saturday, August 10, 2013 was estimated at 917.5 million lbs.
according to the U.S.Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service.
This was 0.6 percent higher than a week ago and 0.6 percent lower
than a year ago.  Cumulative meat production for the year to date was
0.6 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)
  10-Aug-13       502.6          2.0        409.9         3.0     917.5
  03-Aug-13       496.4          2.0        410.7         3.0     912.1
   Change:          1.3%         0.0%        -0.2%        0.0%      0.6%
  11-Aug-12       507.5          2.2        410.8         2.9     923.4
   Change:         -1.0%        -9.1%        -0.2%        3.4%     -0.6%
  2013 YTD      15458.8         65.9      13628.5        90.6   29243.8
  2012 YTD      15586.6         70.5      13666.5        90.1   29413.7
   Change:         -0.8%        -6.5%        -0.3%        0.6%     -0.6%
(1)Previous week estimates may be revised. Year ago data are actuals.
(2) Excludes lard.      (3) Totals may not add due to rounding.
2013 totals are subject to revision
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                        Livestock Slaughter (head)
Week Ending   Cattle    Calves/Vealers     Hogs   Sheep/Lambs
  10-Aug-13     633,000       15,000    2,019,000      44,000
  03-Aug-13     625,000       15,000    2,022,000      44,000
   Change:          1.3%         0.0%        -0.1%        0.0%
  11-Aug-12     640,000       16,000    2,046,000      41,000
   Change:         -1.1%        -6.3%        -1.3%        7.3%
  2013 YTD   19,597,000      450,000   66,097,000   1,280,000
  2012 YTD   19,869,000      443,000   66,108,000   1,202,000
   Change:         -1.4%         1.5%         0.0%        6.5%
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                                     Average Weights (lbs)
Week Ending Live:          Cattle    Calves/Vealers    Hogs   Sheep/Lambs
  10-Aug-13   Estimate          1305          228         271       136
  03-Aug-13   Estimate          1304          232         271       136
  11-Aug-12     Actual          1301          238         268       144
            Dressed:
  10-Aug-13   Estimate           795          133         203        68
  03-Aug-13   Estimate           796          136         203        68
  11-Aug-12     Actual           794          140         201        72
------------------------------------------------------------------------
           Percentage of Total Cattle Slaughtered by Class
Week Ending    Steers      Heifers        Cows           Bulls
  27-Jul-13       51.1%        28.9%        18.3%        1.8%
  28-Jul-12       52.3%        26.7%        19.2%        1.7%

           Percentage of Total Hogs Slaughtered by Class
Week Ending Barrows & Gilts                 Sows                 Boars
  27-Jul-13       96.9%                      2.8%                  0.3%
  28-Jul-12       96.6%                      3.1%                  0.3%

*2012 slaughter totals adjusted to reflect NASS revisions
Source: USDA Market News, St Joseph, MO
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