Figures: Last week's sheep kill


65,662 sheep were processed during the corresponding period last year.

Figures: Last week's sheep kill

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65,662 sheep were processed during the corresponding period last year.

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s database shows that 57,118 sheep were slaughtered during the week commencing November 11th.

65,662 sheep were processed during the corresponding period last year.

Breakdown:

  • Lambs/ hoggets: 57;

  • Spring lambs: 48,089;

  • Ewes and rams: 8,962;

  • Light lambs: 0.

  • Total: 2,430,108.

Last week

61,940 sheep were presented for slaughter during the week commencing November 4th, according to the DAFM’s database.

Breakdown:

  • Lambs/ hoggets: 53;

  • Spring lambs: 52,553;

  • Ewes and rams: 9,334.

Cumulative (to date):

  • Lambs/ hoggets: 829,475;

  • Spring lambs: 1,369, 646;

  • Ewes and rams: 450,0278;

  • Light lambs: 171.
  • Total: 2,649, 570.

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