10-24-19 USDA NASS-Colorado Livestock Slaughter Report

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SEPTEMBER 2019

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.44 billion pounds in September, up 6 percent from the 4.19 billion pounds produced in September 2018..
Beef production, at at 2.19 billion pounds, was 1 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.68 million head, up 2 percent from September 2018. The average live weight was down 7 pounds from the previous year, at 1,352 pounds

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04-25-19 USDA NASS-Colorado Livestock Slaughter Report

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER MARCH 2019
UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS
Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.43 billion pounds in March, down 2 percent from the  4.52 billion pounds produced in March 2018.
Beef production, at 2.12 billion pounds, was 4 percent below the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.65 million  head, down 2 percent from March 2018. The average live weight was down 19 pounds from the previous year, at 1,339
pounds.

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