Sheep slaughtered in New Zealand
By type, year ended September 1982–2019, millions
Graded numbers are those animals inspected by veterinarians and passed fit for consumption on local and export markets
Weight at slaughter, or hot weight, is the weight of the inspected animal after the head, knuckles, intestines and pelt have been removed but before drying, cooling or further processing has taken place.
Total Kill = Graded + Condemned
Limitations of the data
From October 2017, data on pigs are shown in new weight groups. Because of this, the annual data for pigs from September 2017 to September 2018 may be incomplete.
Data provided by
Livestock Slaughtering: Total New Zealand by kill by animal type (Annual-Sep) September 2019
How to find the data
At URL provided, select 'Industry sectors > Livestock Slaughtering - LSS > Total New Zealand by kill by animal type (Annual-Sep)'. All variables except 'Pigs (under 50kg), Pigs (50-64.9kg), Pigs (65-74.9kg), Pigs (75-84.9kg), Pigs (85-94.9kg), Pigs (95kg and above)' and the second 'Choppers' were selected to create this dataset.
Import & extraction details
From the dataset Livestock Slaughtering: Total New Zealand by kill by animal type (Annual-Sep) September 2019, this data was extracted:
- Rows: 6-43
- Columns: 2-761
- Provided: 14,432 data points
This data forms the table Livestock - Livestock slaughtering by kill status by animal type Year ended September 1982–2019.
Dataset originally released on:
November 29, 2019