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Irish CSO Reports

28 October 2014

Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings September 2014Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings September 2014


Cattle Slaughterings Increased by 9.6% in September

 The number of cattle slaughtered in September 2014 was 9.6% higher than in September 2013. See Table 1 and graph. A further comparison of September 2014 and September 2013 slaughtering figures also shows that

  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 10.4%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 16.8%.

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

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 11.8%.
  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 2.4%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 2.6%.

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