27-02-2013 09:12 AM | Ireland

Total cattle kill fell by 10pc in 2012, says CSO

The total cattle kill last year was down a massive 9.7pc compared to 2011, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

However, the kill for January this year showed a significant recovery, with slaughterings up 9.8pc on 2012 figures.

There was an even more dramatic increase in the number of sheep killed this January.
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