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Irish CSO Reports

27 January 2014

Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings December 2013Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings December 2013


Cattle slaughterings increased by 5.5% in December

The number of cattle slaughtered in December 2013 was 5.5% higher than in December 2012. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 0.7%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 2.5%.

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

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 7.2%.
  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 6.9%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 2.3%.

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