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UK Slaughter Statistics


22 February 2016

UK Slaughter Statistics - 22 February 2016UK Slaughter Statistics - 22 February 2016


UK Slaughter Statistics

Key points

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 January 2016 are given below:

  • Cattle: UK prime cattle (steers, heifers and young bulls) slaughterings in January 2016 were 5.7% lower than January 2015 at 172 thousand head. Beef and veal production was 79 thousand tonnes, 5.7% lower than in January 2015.
  • Sheep: UK clean sheep slaughterings were 6.0% lower than in January 2015 at 1.1 million head. Mutton and lamb production was 24 thousand tonnes, 5.4% lower than in January 2015.
  • Pigs: UK clean pig slaughterings were 2.4% higher than in January 2015 at 979 thousand head. Pigmeat production was 86 thousand tonnes, 4.1% higher than in January 2015.

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