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Irish CSO Reports

28 November 2013

Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings October 2013Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings October 2013


Cattle slaughterings increased by 1.1% in October

The number of cattle slaughtered in October 2013 was 1.1% higher than in October 2012. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 1.0%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 4.2%.

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

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 8.5%.
  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 8.4%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 2.2%.

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