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Irish CSO Reports

03 March 2015

Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings January 2015Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings January 2015


The number of cattle slaughtered in January 2015 was 4.1% lower than in January 2014. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 4.6%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 2.3%.

A comparison of figures for the full year 2014 with 2013 shows that:

  • Cattle slaughterings increased by 10.1%.
  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 0.7%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 4.8%

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