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UK Slaughter Statistics


20 February 2015

UK Slaughter Statistics - 20 February 2015UK Slaughter Statistics - 20 February 2015


UK Slaughter Statistics

Cattle: UK prime cattle (steers, heifers and young bulls) slaughterings were 0.7% higher than in January 2014 at 182 thousand head. Beef and veal production was 84 thousand tonnes, 2.3% higher than in January 2014.

Sheep: UK clean sheep slaughterings were 8.4% higher than in January 2014 at 1142 thousand head. Mutton and lamb production was 26 thousand tonnes, 3.1% higher than in January 2014.

Pigs: UK clean pig slaughterings were 3.0% lower than in January 2014 at 912 thousand head. Pigmeat production was 79 thousand tonnes, 1.6% lower than in January 2014.

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