Beef and dairy cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, turkeys, goats, alpacas, deer, rabbits and bees are farmed in South Australia for meat, wool, hides, milk and honey. In 2016-17 South Australia produced 107,000 tonnes of beef from its 4,000 beef producers, with a wholesale value of $722 million. The chicken meat processing industry is the fastest growing livestock industry in South Australia. The processing sector has grown from 52 million birds in 2006-07 to 125 million birds in 2016-17.
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This infographic provides a visual representation of key information on the meat and livestock sector including:
- major export products
- major export markets
- figures and statistics on production amounts and values
- sector credentials and attributes.
This report provides detailed information on the meat and livestock sector and its annual performance.