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Meat production. By species

Meat production. 2019 Slaughter of livestock and destination of meat. By species
Slaughter of livestock Destination of meat
head slaughtered (units) carcass weight (tons) direct consumptions (tons) industrial consumption (tons)
Bovine 541,737 141,702 129,641 12,062
Adult cattle (1) 22,865 6,564 5,989 575
Other cattle 518,872 135,138 123,651 11,487
Ovine 1,158,517 15,594 14,447 1,147
Adult sheep 8,431 159 157 2
Other sheep 1,150,086 15,435 14,290 1,145
Caprine 114,578 517 503 14
Swine 22,451,793 1,888,708 828,745 1,059,963
Piglets 10,335 60 60 0
Other swine 22,441,458 1,888,648 828,685 1,059,963
Equine 2,967 728 677 51
Poultry (2) 194,166 345,956 282,409 63,547
Broilers 150,837 267,273 230,929 36,344
Hens 2,082 5,273 3,677 1,597
Other birds 41,247 73,409 47,803 25,606
Rabbits (2) 9,158 10,551 10,548 2,438
Total 227,593,049 2,403,757 1,266,971 1,139,222
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food.
(1) Cows that have calved at least once
(2) Head slaughtered in thousands.
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