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Irish CSO Reports

09 September 2015

Irish CSO Reports - Pig Survey - June 2015Irish CSO Reports - Pig Survey - June 2015


The total number of pigs in Ireland in June 2015 was estimated at 1,536,900. This represents a decrease of 1.2% since June 2014. See Table 1.

The number of breeding pigs was down 1.6%, while non-breeding pig numbers were down by 1.1% in the same period.

A comparison of the June 2014 and June 2015 figures (see Table 1) shows that in the breeding category the number of:

  • Sows in Pig increased by 3.2%.
  • Other Sows for breeding decreased by 13.0%.
  • Gilts not yet served decreased by 4.3%.

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