39,551 cattle were slaughtered during the week commencing November 18th, according to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s database.
- Young bulls: 4,049;
- Steers: 593;
- Cows: 8,059;
- Heifers: 11,295.
- Cumulative beef kill: 1,574,428
Some 40,344 cattle were processed during the corresponding week last year, while 39,094 cattle were presented for slaughter during the week commencing November 11th.