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Irish CSO Reports

27 September 2013

Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings August 2013Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings August 2013

Cattle slaughterings decreased by 3.0% in August.

The number of cattle slaughtered in August 2013 was 3.0% lower than in August 2012.

A further comparison of August 2013 and August 2012 slaughtering figures also shows that

  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 4.2%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 8.9%.

A comparison of figures for January-August 2013 with the corresponding 2012 period shows that

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 8.9%.
  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 9.6%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 2.3%.

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