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Irish CSO Reports

28 August 2015

Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings July 2015Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings July 2015


Cattle slaughterings increased by 4.0% in July 2015

The number of cattle slaughtered in July 2015 was 4.0% higher than in July 2014.

A further comparison of July 2015 and July 2014 slaughtering figures also shows that:

  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 2.1%
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 7.5%

A comparison of figures for January-July 2015 with the corresponding period of 2014 shows that:

  • Cattle slaughterings decreased by 3.8%
  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 0.6%
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 7.6%

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