Pig Throughput

Bord Bia logo

facebook logo Twitter logo YouTube logo LinkedIn logo

 Pig Throughput

Ireland - meat export premises (head)

w/e w/e To Date To Date % Change
10.02.2018 09.02.2019 2018 2019
Finished Pigs 66,047 67,843 383,382 394,664 2.9
Sows & Boars 1,877 2,227 11,721 12,308 5.0
Total Pigs 67,924 70,070 395,103 407,154 3.1
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
10.02.2018 09.02.2019 2018 2019
Sows & Boars 4,599 n.a. 27,885 n.a. -100.0
Finished Pigs 182,996 186,123 1,018,840 1,060,470 4.1
Total Pigs 187,595 186,123 1,046,725 1,060,470 1.3
*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

Sheep YTD chart
Sheep YTD chart