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Irish CSO Reports


04 May 2012

Irish CSO Livestock Slaughterings March 2012Irish CSO Livestock Slaughterings March 2012

The number of cattle slaughtered in January-March 2012 was 10.5% lower than the corresponding 2011 period.
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Livestock Slaughterings March 2012
Cattle Sheep Pigs
‘000 head
March 2011 148.3 147.2 249.2
March 2012 112.8 148.6 246.7
Percentage Change
March 2012/2011 -23.9% 1.0% -1.0%
Jan-Mar 2012/2011 -10.5% 6.0% 7.4%

Cattle slaughterings decreased by 23.9% in March

The number of cattle slaughtered in March 2012 was 23.9% lower than in March 2011.

A further comparison of March 2012 and March 2011 slaughtering figures also shows that

  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 1.0%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 1.0%.

The number of cattle slaughtered in January-March 2012 was 10.5% lower than the corresponding 2011 period. Over the same period there was an increase of 6.0% in sheep slaughterings and an increase of 7.4% in pig slaughtering.

Comparing EU figures for the periods January 2012 to January 2011, Ireland showed a 2.4% increase in cattle slaughterings while of the major EU cattle producing countries, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain and France recorded decreases of 13.7%, 11.2%, 1.1% and 0.1% respectively.

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