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Irish CSO Reports

23 July 2015

Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings June 2015Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings June 2015


Cattle slaughterings decreased by 4.7% in June 2015

The number of cattle slaughtered in June 2015 was 4.7% lower than in June 2014. 

A further comparison of June 2015 and June 2014 slaughtering figures also shows that:

  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 1.8%
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 9.6%

A comparison of figures for January-June 2015 with the corresponding period of 2014 shows that:

  • Cattle slaughterings decreased by 5.0%
  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 0.5%
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 7.6%

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