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USDA Reports On December Meat Production

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USDA statistics on December commercial red meat production for New York were up 7% from December 2015.

Other notes:

  • Cattle slaughter was up 3%; the average live weight was up 5 pounds to 1,203
  • Calf slaughter was up 46%; the average live weight dropped 30 pounds to 116 pounds
  • Hog slaughter was up 7%; the average live weight was up 11 pounds to 254 pounds
  • Sheep slaughter was 6% lower; the average live weight was 98 pounds, down 3 pounds from┬áDecember 2015.

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