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Irish CSO Reports

25 October 2013

Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings September 2013Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings September 2013


Cattle slaughterings increased by 13.8% in September

The number of cattle slaughtered in September 2013 was 13.8% higher than in September 2012. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 6.7%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 0.3%.

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

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 9.5%.
  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 9.3%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 2.0%.

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