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24 September 2013

Irish CSO Reports: Pig Survey June 2013Irish CSO Reports: Pig Survey June 2013

Pig numbers were down 1.2% in June 2013.
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The total number of pigs in Ireland in June 2013 was estimated at 1,552,000. This represents a drop of 1.2% since June 2012.

The number of breeding pigs was up 1.2%, while non-breeding pig numbers were down by 1.4% in the same period.

A comparison of the June 2012 and June 2013 figures shows that in the breeding category the number of:

  • Other sows for breeding increased by 14.0%.
  • Gilts in pig decreased by 4.3%.

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