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Enhanced with SHOE

Slaughter Process

Introduction

Slaughter data are available from the USDA "Red Meat Yearbook" at the Mann Library at Cornell University.

Possible risk factors: pneumatic bolt stunning of animal head causes release of neural tissue to the circulation system. PubMed references

Data

Beef U.S. data

Average weight per head and average dressed weight in pounds by year

1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
1048.833 1040.75 1048.667 1053.583 1053.667 1009.583 1030.25 1032.75 1043.333 1067.583 1080 1083 1071.5 1077.333 1072.583 1103.25 1105.667 1109.083 1124 1137.75 1140 1167.167 1172.583 1163.917 1192.417 1186.917 1174.583
614.1121 610.9651 621.8831 625.8791 621.6261 579.3425 601.7176 597.0453 607.1775 631.3727 635.2768 635.7169 623.9852 629.2814 623.0949 648.963 649.353 656.5623 667.6865 677.3892 680.9209 697.2055 698.5543 688.2266 709.7216 705 695

Sheeps and Lambs U.S. Data

Average weight per head and average dressed weight in pounds by year

1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
104.5833 103.8333 105.25 107.5833 105.0833 104.8333 109 108.3333 112.5833 114.3333 112.25 110.4167 111.25 112.75 111.3333 114.5 117.6667 119.5 124.3333 124.6667 126.1667 125.3333 126.5 128.4167 125.8333 126.4167 128.75
51.66667 51.16667 52.16667 53 51.83333 51.41667 54.25 54.08333 56.5 57.25 56.08333 55.08333 56 56.41667 55.58333 57.58333 59.25 60.25 62.83333 63.41667 63.91667 63.08333 63.58333 64.25 62.58333 62.83333 64

Hogs U.S. Data

Average weight per head and average dressed weight in pounds by year

1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
241.4167 239.6667 239.6667 242 245.25 240.3333 238.3333 237.5 240.1667 242 242 243.0833 243 243.4167 243.8333 245 246.3333 247.8333 249.1667 248.75 249.9167 252.1667 253 254.25 255.6667 256.5 255
168.9704 167.4853 168.1169 169.8854 172.4625 168.6739 169.241 168.8606 170.8292 171.3599 171.0241 171.5844 171.8295 172.5925 172.8368 174.3025 175.8209 176.4313 177.9341 177.666 179.7001 180.8458 181.102 182.9586 184.4178 185 185

References

Red Meat Yearbook (94006)

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