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Irish CSO Reports

28 April 2014

Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings March 2014Irish CSO Reports: Livestock Slaughterings March 2014


Cattle slaughterings increased by 23.2% in March

The number of cattle slaughtered in March 2014 was 23.2% higher than in March 2013. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 17.7%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 1.1%.

A comparison of figures for January-March 2014 with the corresponding period of 2013 shows that

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 11.4%.
  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 12.0%.
  • Pig slaughterings decreased by 0.6%.

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