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Irish CSO Reports

26 March 2014

Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings February 2014Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings February 2014


Cattle slaughterings increased by 5.3% in February

The number of cattle slaughtered in February 2014 was 5.3% higher than in February 2013. See Table 1 and graph.

A further comparison of February 2014 and February 2013 slaughtering figures also shows that

  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 5.3%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 0.9%.

A comparison of figures for January-February 2014 with 2013 shows that

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 6.2%.
  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 8.8%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 0.1%.

March 2014

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