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Irish CSO Reports

27 November 2014

Irish CSO Reports Livestock Slaughterings November 2014Irish CSO Reports Livestock Slaughterings November 2014


Cattle slaughterings increased by 2.4% in October

The number of cattle slaughtered in October 2014 was 2.4% higher than in October 2013. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 4.9%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 9.8%.

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

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 10.7%.
  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 1.5%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 3.3%.

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