March red meat, pork production hit new monthly highs
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The USDA says red meat and pork production during March hit new all-time highs for the month.

The red meat total was 4.535 billion pounds was up 6% on the year, pork was 6% higher at 2.267 billion and beef jumped 7% to 2.248 billion pounds.

The cattle slaughter was 2.766 million head, 9% above last year, with an average live weight of 1,350 pounds, 20 lighter. The hog kill was 10.680 million head, up 6%, with an average live weight of 284 pounds, unchanged from a year ago.

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