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 Pig Throughput

Ireland - meat export premises (head)

w/e w/e To Date To Date % Change
16.12.2017 15.12.2018 2017 2018
Finished Pigs 69,949 73,101 3,105,553 3,208,844 3.3
Sows & Boars 2,286 1,851 90,604 93,121 2.8
Total Pigs 72,235 74,952 3,204,180 3,311,978 3.4
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
09.12.2017 08.12.2018 2017 2018
Finished Pigs 186,686 190,801 8,274,380 8,465,195 2.3
Sows & Boars 4,595 n.a. 222,545 131,624 -40.9
Total Pigs 191,281 190,801 8,496,925 8,596,819 1.2
*provisional - includes export plants and local abattoirs


United Kingdom (head)*

To Date To Date % Change
Dec '16 Dec '17 2016 2017
Finished Pigs 855,255 NaN 9,762,734 4,199,389 -57.0
Sows & Boars 17,041 NaN 231,544 97,460 -57.9
Total Pigs 872,296 NaN 9,994,278 4,296,849 -57.0
*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
15.07.2017 14.07.2018 2017 2018
Finished Pigs 22,119 43,323 860,483 910,295 5.8
Sows & Boars n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.0
Total Pigs 22,119 43,323 860,483 910,295 5.8
*provisional - includes export plants and local abattoirs

Sheep YTD chart
Sheep YTD chart