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Irish CSO Reports

26 March 2015

Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings February 2015Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings February 2015


The number of cattle slaughtered in February 2015 was 0.4% higher than in February 2014. See Table 1 and graph.

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

  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 2.8%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 9.2%.

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

  • Cattle slaughterings decreased by 1.9%.
  • Sheep slaughterings decreased by 4.2%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 5.4%.

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