Daily Estimated Livestock Slaughter
USDA - Fri Mar 15, 1:05PM CDT
SJ_LS710
St Joseph, MO    Fri Mar 15, 2019     USDA Market News
Estimated Daily Livestock Slaughter under Federal Inspection

                               CATTLE   CALVES        HOGS     SHEEP
Friday 03/15/2019        (est  100,000    2,000     439,000     6,000
Week ago (est)                 112,000    2,000     474,000     7,000
Year ago (act)                 109,000    2,000     450,000     7,000
Week to date (est)             547,000   12,000   2,290,000    34,000
Same Period Last Week (est)    578,000   12,000   2,363,000    36,000
Same Period Last Year (act)    579,000    9,000   2,298,000    39,000

Saturday 03/16/2019      (est   46,000        0     162,000     1,000
Week ago (est)                  25,000        0     172,000     1,000
Year ago (act)                  22,000        0     120,000     1,000
Week to date (est)             593,000   12,000   2,452,000    35,000
Same Period Last Week (est)    603,000   12,000   2,535,000    37,000
Same Period Last Year* (act)   601,000   10,000   2,418,000    41,000
2019 Year to Date            6,536,000  128,000  26,677,000   391,000
2018 *Year to Date           6,554,000  113,000  26,103,000   406,000
Percent change                   -0.3%    13.1%        2.2%     -3.7%
2019 *Totals subject to revision
2018 *Totals adjusted to reflect NASS revisions
Yearly totals may not add due to rounding
Previous day estimated       Steer and Heifer  Cow and Bull
                 Thursday       78,000               21,000

**Revised Thursday Hog Slaughter..447,000  New Week to Date..1,851,000**


Source:  USDA Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division, St Joseph, MO
         816-676-7000   e-mail:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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