UK Slaughter Statistics

Published 3 January 18

 

 

Number Slaughtered

Average Dressed Carcase Weight kg/head

Month

Cows

Heifers

Cows

Heifers

Nov-17

63,110

62,202

303.2

328.0

Oct-17

58,948

58,249

301.0

327.7

Monthly Change

4,162

3,953

2.2

0.3

 

 

 

 

 

Nov-16

75,842

66,730

301.2

327.6

Annual change

-12,732

-4,528

2.0

0.4

 

Source: Defra

Cow and heifer slaughtering data includes both dairy and beef animals.

With effect from February 2016 the figures are based on calendar months.  Prior to this, the figures are based on statistical months (January, April, July and October were 5 week months). Data may be revised on a monthly basis.