Sheep Kill Stats For Week Ending 11 Oct 2012

Below are the weekly slaughter figures for sheep and lambs in Australia, based on figures reported in Meat and Livestock Australia’s, Meat and Livestock Weekly dated Friday 19 October 2012

State This week Last week Last Year
Qld Lamb 4,711 3,792 3,896
Sheep 7,452 6,209 8,516
Vic Lamb 176,998 176,605 140,715
Sheep 39,409 34,781 36,548
NSW Lamb 80,363 81,291 83,719
Sheep 45,465 30,659 22,217
SA Lamb 72,683 71,124 70,747
Sheep 24,266 23,583 20,258
Tas Lamb 10,109 11,539 8,967
Sheep 1,951 1,330 899

 

Some more disturbing figures, January to August this year saw a 16% or 460,000 head increase in numbers killed compared to last years figures, bringing the total so far to 3.35 Million.