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The value of different products from a slaughtered animal

The value of different products from a slaughtered animal

This pie chart shows the different products from a sheep or cattle beast slaughtered for meat, and their part of the animal’s export value. Meat is by far the most valuable portion – other products make up only about 15% of the value. This does not include wool taken from live sheep.

 

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Source: Meat and Wool New Zealand annual report 2006–2007.

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Alistair Nicol and Caroline Saunders, 'Meat and wool - Meat products, animal welfare and consumer protection', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/19208/the-value-of-different-products-from-a-slaughtered-animal (accessed 22 January 2020)

Story by Alistair Nicol and Caroline Saunders, published 24 Nov 2008