Data & Tools

We provide accurate, independent information to help farmers, meat processors, consultants and other organisations with their planning. Below you’ll find data and tools you can use to make farming business decisions – from export statistics to economic reports to interactive tools.

Industry production trends

Access weekly, monthly and annual slaughter statistics for export-inspected New Zealand beef, lamb and mutton, livestock numbers for the past 10 years, and estimates for the year ahead.

Weekly slaughter statistics

The New Zealand Meat Board collates and publishes weekly provisional export livestock processing data, available on the NZMB website.

Monthly slaughter statistics

This information comes from aggregated data. The statistics relate to meat produced in export-inspected New Zealand beef and sheepmeat processing facilities, some of which is consumed in New Zealand.

New Zealand livestock numbers

Livestock numbers for New Zealand sheep, beef, and dairy cattle from July 2004 to July 2014, with estimates for the current season.