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Irish CSO Reports

23 June 2014

Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings May 2014Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings May 2014


Cattle slaughterings increased by 12.8% in May

The number of cattle slaughtered in May 2014 was 12.8% higher than in May 2013. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 5.1%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 5.3%.

A comparison of figures for January-May 2014 with the corresponding period of 2013 shows that

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 13.3%.
  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 3.9%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 1.3%.

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