Australia -Livestock numbers down, pig numbers remain steady

Meat cattle numbers fell to 24 million from 2008-09 and dairy cattle numbers have continued their decline since industry deregulation, falling to 2.5 million head. Sheep numbers remain at their lowest level since 1905 and pig numbers have remained steady, but at decade-low levels.
Tuesday 19 April 2011 (6 years 10 months 3 days ago)
Meat cattle numbers fell to 24 million from 2008-09 and dairy cattle numbers have continued their decline since industry deregulation, falling to 2.5 million head. Sheep numbers remain at their lowest level since 1905 and pig numbers have remained steady, but at decade-low levels.

Total pig numbers continued to decline marginally in 2009-10 by 12,000 head, down to 2.3 million head. Falls were recorded in all states except Victoria which registered a substantial increase of 96,000 head, up by 23%.

http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats%5Cabs@.nsf/mediareleasesbyCatalogue/D793AD9EE6BCF107CA257456001F1839?Opendocument

Related articles

Swine news

Article Comments

This area is not intended to be a place to consult authors about their articles, but rather a place for open discussion among pig333.com users.

Access restricted to 333 users. In order to post a comment you must be logged in.

Not a registered user of 333?sign upand access swine prices, the search engine, ...
It is fast and free
Are you registered in 333?LOGINIf you've forgotten your password we'll send it to you here

tags

Swine News

Swine industry news in your email

You are not subscribed to this list

16-Feb-201809-Feb-201802-Feb-201826-Jan-2018

Log in and sign up on the list

Not a registered user of 333?sign upand access swine prices, the search engine, ...
It is fast and free
Are you registered in 333?LOGINIf you've forgotten your password we'll send it to you here