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Irish CSO Reports

19 December 2014

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


Cattle slaughterings increased by 1.0% in November

The number of cattle slaughtered in November 2014 was 1.0% higher than in November 2013. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 17.7%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 9.4%.

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

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 9.8%.
  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 0.2%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 3.9%.

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