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Irish CSO Reports

03 March 2014

Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings January 2014Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings January 2014


Cattle slaughterings increased by 6.4% in January

The number of cattle slaughtered in January 2014 was 6.4% higher than in January 2013. See Table 1 and graph.

A further comparison of January 2014 and January 2013 slaughtering figures also shows that

  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 11.1%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 1.1%.

A comparison of figures for the full year 2013 with 2012 shows that

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 7.1%.
  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 6.8%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 2.3%.

March 2014

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