February Meat Exports Slip

Graphic -- US BEEF EXPORTS TO CHINA (MAINLAND) Carcass Weight, Monthly

Trade data for the month of February was released showing beef and veal exports of 250.3 million pounds, down 2.6% from a year ago. Pork exports were 591.9 million pounds, down 10.1%, with shipments to the top five destinations for U.S. pork each posting declines for the month. Broiler exports in February were 572.0 million pounds, down 1.7% from a year ago. Turkey exports were 41.5 million pounds down 5.0% from 2020.     

For more on this topic, see the Livestock Monitor article below.