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Irish CSO Reports

22 April 2015

Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings March 2015Irish CSO Reports - Livestock Slaughterings March 2015


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

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

  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 18.6%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 14.1%.

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

  • Cattle slaughterings decreased by 1.5%.
  • Sheep slaughterings increased by 1.9%.
  • Pig slaughterings increased by 8.2%.

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