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Irish CSO Reports

30 January 2015

Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings - December 2014Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings - December 2014


The number of cattle slaughtered in December 2014 was 14.0% higher than in December 2013. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 4.2%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 15.7%.

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

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 10.1%.
  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 0.6%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 4.8%.


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