South Dakota red meat production in October up over the year - KSFY News - Sioux Falls, SD News, Weather, Sports

South Dakota red meat production in October up over the year

Posted: Updated:

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Commercial red meat production in South Dakota totaled 107.4 million pounds in October, up 9 percent over the year.

The Agriculture Department says pork production and sheep and lamb production in the state were up from October 2011.

The commercial hog slaughter for South Dakota totaled 483,500 head during the month, compared to 446,600 the year before.

Commercial sheep and lamb slaughter totaled 400 head in October, double last year's production.











(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KSFY. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service or our EEO Report.