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Record monthly beef production in September

The USDA says more beef was produced last month than any other September on record.

Beef production was 2.391 billion pounds, up 4% from September 2021, with a 4% increase in the slaughter to 2.898 million head canceling out a 1 pound loss in the average live weight to 1,364 pounds.

The dairy cow slaughter was 260,500 head, down 5,600 from August and 4,100 from September 2021. The year-to-date dairy cow slaughter is 2,277,300 head, 59,800 less than this time last year.

Record monthly beef production in September