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UK Slaughter Statistics


18 October 2012

UK Slaughter Statistics - October 2012UK Slaughter Statistics - October 2012


UK Slaughter Statistics

Key points

This release shows the latest monthly information on the slaughtering of cattle, sheep and pigs. It also includes dressed carcase weight and meat production information. The key results for September 2012 are given below:

Cattle: UK prime cattle slaughterings were 8.0 per cent lower than in September 2011 at 155 thousand head. Beef and veal production was 71 thousand tonnes, 5.8 per cent lower than in September 2011.

Sheep: UK clean sheep slaughterings were 11 per cent lower than in September 2011 at 1038 thousand head. Mutton and lamb production was 23 thousand tonnes, 11 per cent lower than in September 2011.

Pigs: UK clean pig slaughterings were 1.6 per cent lower than in September 2011 at 785 thousand head. Pigmeat production was 65 thousand tonnes, 2.5 per cent lower than in September 2011.

Section 1: UK monthly slaughter estimates

This table shows monthly estimates of the number of cattle, sheep and pigs slaughtered for meat for human consumption in the United Kingdom. The survey is run according to statistical, rather than calendar months, the number of weeks in the statistical month is specified below.

Section 2: UK average dressed carcase weights

This table shows the monthly average dressed carcase weight of livestock slaughtered for meat for human consumption in the United Kingdom.

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