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Irish CSO Reports

27 May 2013

Irish CSO: Livestock Slaughterings - April 2013Irish CSO: Livestock Slaughterings - April 2013


Livestock Slaughterings

Cattle Slaughterings Increased by 15.2% in April

The number of cattle slaughtered in April 2013 was 15.2% higher than in April 2012. See Table 1 and graph.

A further comparison of April 2013 and April 2012 slaughtering figures also shows that

  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 8.8%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 2.6%.

A comparison of figures for January-April 2013 with the corresponding 2012 period shows that

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 9.7%
  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 26.6%
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 1.4%

May 2013

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