Cattle slaughter totaled 2.25 million head, down 12 percent from November 2013.

EPORT THIS MONTH LAST MONTH DIFFERENCE
  United States 2,248,300 2,640,800 -392,500
 
UNITED STATES 10 MONTHS 27 MONTHS THIS YEAR
Average 2,505,060 2,644,426 2,520,900
High 2,640,800 2,996,300 2,679,300
Low 2,244,900 2,244,900 2,244,900
 
 
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Cattle Slaughter (Head) By U.S. and State
 
 
Head (In 000's) Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Change Report
  United States 2,500,900 2,529,600 2,640,800 2,248,300 -392,500 Report
  Alabama 400 400 400 300 -100 Report
  Arkansas 400 500 600 500 -100 Report
  Arizona 42,300 42,500 46,100 38,700 -7,400 Report
  California 92,300 97,900 105,000 94,800 -10,200 Report
  Colorado 211,000 213,300 217,400 185,900 -31,500 Report
  Delaware-Maryland 2,700 2,900 2,900 2,600 -300 Report
  Georgia 0 0 0 0 0 Report
  Hawaii 900 800 900 700 -200 Report
  Idaho 2,600 3,100 2,900 2,500 -400 Report
  Indiana 3,100 3,100 3,900 2,400 -1,500 Report
  Kansas 500,500 497,900 497,600 424,600 -73,000 Report
  Kentucky 1,000 1,100 1,500 1,000 -500 Report
  Louisiana 500 600 600 400 -200 Report
  Michigan 41,100 42,100 44,300 39,000 -5,300 Report
  Minnesota 49,400 52,300 54,700 50,200 -4,500 Report
  Mississippi 100 100 100 100 0 Report
  Missouri 4,200 4,600 5,800 2,200 -3,600 Report
  Montana 1,400 1,200 2,400 2,200 -200 Report
  Nebraska 569,500 571,600 609,800 520,600 -89,200 Report
  Nevada 200 100 200 100 -100 Report
  New England 1,700 2,000 2,500 2,000 -500 Report
  New Jersey 2,900 2,900 2,500 2,200 -300 Report
  New Mexico 300 400 500 400 -100 Report
  New York 2,800 3,000 3,300 2,600 -700 Report
  North Carolina 5,900 6,000 6,600 5,300 -1,300 Report
  North Dakota 600 700 900 500 -400 Report
  Ohio 9,000 8,100 10,800 8,700 -2,100 Report
  Oklahoma 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,600 -200 Report
  Oregon 6,000 5,800 6,400 5,100 -1,300 Report
  Pennsylvania 78,800 82,500 93,900 79,900 -14,000 Report
  South Carolina 14,400 14,700 16,000 13,600 -2,400 Report
  Tennessee 4,300 4,300 5,300 4,700 -600 Report
  Texas 446,700 449,800 461,600 375,300 -86,300 Report
  Utah 46,900 46,100 50,600 42,400 -8,200 Report
  Virginia 800 900 1,400 1,100 -300 Report
  Washington 89,200 89,600 93,800 79,900 -13,900 Report
  West Virginia 500 900 1,500 1,000 -500 Report
  Wisconsin 99,300 104,400 105,100 97,600 -7,500 Report
  Wyoming 600 500 300 500 200 Report