Written answers

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Animal Slaughtering

Photo of Matt CarthyMatt Carthy (Cavan-Monaghan, Sinn Fein)
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660. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of cattle slaughtered from controlled finishing units in September 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49398/21]

Photo of Charlie McConalogueCharlie McConalogue (Donegal, Fianna Fail)
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Controlled Finishing Units as part of the TB Eradication Programme are subject to enhanced biosecurity measures and can only sell direct to slaughter.

Kill numbers (rounded) at EU approved slaughter plants originating in Controlled Finishing Units in September 2021 will only be available in the latter half of October 2021.

The figures are published on the Department's section of the gov.ie website on a monthly basis. The figures for a previous month only become available midway through the following month. See link below for the current figures available to date in 2021.



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