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Irish CSO Reports

18 September 2014

Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings August 2014Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings August 2014


Cattle slaughterings increased by 12.1% in August

The number of cattle slaughtered in August 2014 was 12.1% higher than in August 2013. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 2.6%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 3.6%.

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

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 12.2%.
  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 1.9%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 0.9%.

September 2014

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