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UK Slaughter Statistics


15 January 2015

UK Slaughter Statistics – December 2014UK Slaughter Statistics – December 2014


UK Slaughter Statistics

This release shows the latest monthly information on the slaughtering of cattle, sheep and pigs. It also includes dressed carcase weight and meat production information.

The key results for December 2014 are given below:

  • Cattle: UK prime cattle (steers, heifers and young bulls) slaughterings were 3.4% higher than in December 2013 at 140 thousand head. Beef and veal production was 63 thousand tonnes, 6.6% higher than in December 2013.
  • Sheep: UK clean sheep slaughterings were 5.5% higher than in December 2013 at 1126 thousand head. Mutton and lamb production was 25 thousand tonnes, 0.9% higher than in December 2013.
  • Pigs: UK clean pig slaughterings were 4.8% higher than in December 2013 at 796 thousand head. Pigmeat production was 66 thousand tonnes, 6.3% higher than in December 2013.

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