Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under F.I.


SJ_LS712
St Joseph, MO Fri Jul 30, 2021 USDA Market News
Estimated Weekly Meat Production Under Federal Inspection

Total red meat production under Federal inspection for the week
ending Saturday, July 31, 2021 was estimated at 1018.2 million lbs.
according to the U.S.Department of Agriculture's Marketing Service.
This was 0.1 percent lower than a week ago and 4.6 percent lower
than a year ago. Cumulative meat production for the year to date was
1.9 percent higher compared to the previous year.

Meat Production (millions of pounds)
(excludes condemned)
Week Ending Beef Calf/Veal Pork (2) Lamb/Mutton Totals (3)
31-Jul-21 528.3 0.7 487.3 1.9 1018.2
24-Jul-21 527.2 0.7 488.7 2.3 1018.9
Change: 0.2% 0.0% -0.3% -17.4% -0.1%
01-Aug-20 530.0 1.2 533.2 2.4 1066.8
Change: -0.3% -41.7% -8.6% -20.8% -4.6%
2021 YTD 15910.5 28.8 15949.8 72.9 31962.0
2020 YTD 15209.4 37.0 16044.6 74.9 31366.0
Change: 4.6% -22.3% -0.6% -2.7% 1.9%
(1)Previous week estimates may be revised. Year ago data are actuals.
(2) Excludes lard. (3) Totals may not add due to rounding.
2021 totals are subject to revision
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Livestock Slaughter (head)
Week Ending Cattle Calves/Vealer Hogs Sheep/Lambs
31-Jul-21 649,000 6,000 2,327,000 31,000
24-Jul-21 648,000 6,000 2,332,000 37,000
Change: 0.2% 0.0% -0.2% -16.2%
01-Aug-20 636,000 9,000 2,537,000 38,000
Change: 2.0% -33.3% -8.3% -18.4%
2021 YTD 19,238,000 207,000 73,947,000 1,124,000
2020 YTD 18,412,000 271,000 74,552,000 1,122,000
Change: 4.5% -23.5% -0.8% 0.2%
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Average Weights (lbs)
Week Ending Live: Cattle Calves/Vealers Hogs Sheep/Lambs
31-Jul-21 Estimate 1348 207 281 121
24-Jul-21 Estimate 1348 212 281 123
01-Aug-20 Actual 1365 240 282 124
Dressed:
31-Jul-21 Estimate 816 119 210 61
24-Jul-21 Estimate 815 123 210 62
01-Aug-20 Actual 835 140 210 62
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Percentage of Total Cattle Slaughtered by Class
Week Ending Steers Heifers Cows Bulls
17-Jul-21 50.5% 28.8% 19.0% 1.8%
18-Jul-20 50.2% 30.3% 17.7% 1.8%

Percentage of Total Hogs Slaughtered by Class
Week Ending Barrows & Gilts Sows Boars
17-Jul-21 97.1% 2.7% 0.3%
18-Jul-20 97.1% 2.6% 0.3%

*2020 slaughter totals adjusted to reflect NASS revisions
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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