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How many sheep were slaughtered in Ireland in 2019?

Figures from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s database indicate that last year’s cumulative throughput of sheep at sheepmeat export plants stood at 2,782,661.

Breakdown:

  • Lambs/hoggets: 739,027;
  • Spring lambs: 1,635,336;
  • Ewes and rams: 406,663;
  • Light lambs: 1,635.

Week 52

Its database shows that 29,300 sheep were processed during the last week of 2019.

  • Lambs/hoggets: 8;
  • Spring lambs: 27,710;
  • Ewes and rams: 1,581;
  • Light lambs: 1.
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