November Cold Storage Report...

Released on November 22nd by USDA 

Total Beef in Freezers Down 5 Percent from Last Year

Total red meat supplies in freezers were up 1 percent from the previous month but down 3 percent from last year.

  • Total pounds of beef in freezers on October 31, 2021 were up 9 percent from the previous month but down 5 percent from last year.
  • Frozen pork supplies were down 6 percent from the previous month and down 2 percent from last year.
  • Stocks of pork bellies were down 10 percent from last month and down 39 percent from last year.

Total frozen poultry supplies were down 8 percent from the previous month and down 18 percent from a year ago.

  • Total stocks of chicken were up 3 percent from the previous month but down 17 percent from last year.
  • Total pounds of turkey in freezers were down 27 percent from last month and down 19 percent from October 31, 2020.

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