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26 September 2014

Irish CSO Reports Pig Survey June 2014Irish CSO Reports Pig Survey June 2014


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Pig Survey June 2014

 

Pig numbers up 0.2%

Figure 1 The total number of pigs in Ireland in June 2014 was estimated at 1,554,700. This represents an increase of 0.2% since June 2013. See Table 1.

The number of breeding pigs was up 2.5%, while non-breeding pig numbers were down by 0.1% in the same period. A comparison of the June 2013 and June 2014 figures (see Table 1) shows that in the breeding category the number of:

  • Other sows for breeding increased by 13.2%.
  • Gilts not yet served increased by 4.1%.
  • Boars decreased by 13.1%.

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