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 Pig Throughput

Ireland - meat export premises (head)

w/e w/e To Date To Date % Change
14.04.2018 13.04.2019 2018 2019
Finished Pigs 67,330 61,493 937,584 970,028 3.5
Sows & Boars 2,121 1,827 27,731 29,077 4.9
Total Pigs 69,451 63,320 975,295 999,483 2.5
Figures for year to date are in respect of actual slaughter days in relevant calendar years


Great Britain (head)*

w/e w/e To Date To Date % Change
14.04.2018 13.04.2019 2018 2019
Sows & Boars 6,483 n.a. 72,209 n.a. -100.0
Finished Pigs 183,281 175,267 2,571,247 2,593,965 0.9
Total Pigs 189,764 175,267 2,643,456 2,593,965 -1.9
*provisional - includes export plants and local abattoirs


United Kingdom (head)*

To Date To Date % Change
Dec '17 Dec '18 2017 2018
Finished Pigs n.a. NaN 4,199,389 n.a. -100.0
Sows & Boars n.a. NaN 97,460 n.a. -100.0
Total Pigs n.a. NaN 4,296,849 n.a. -100.0
*Due to new survey method by DEFRA these figures will no longer be available on a weekly basis - we shall publish them monthly


Nr. Ireland - meat export premises (head)*

w/e w/e To Date To Date % Change
30.12.2017 29.12.2018 2017 2018
Finished Pigs 21,182 n.a. 1,665,607 910,295 -45.3
Sows & Boars n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.0
Total Pigs 21,182 n.a. 1,665,607 910,295 -45.3
*provisional - includes export plants and local abattoirs

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