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Meat production. By species

Meat production. 2018 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 521,091 133,934 122,286 11,648
Adult cattle (1) 22,637 6,706 5,988 718
Other cattle 498,454 127,228 116,298 10,930
Ovine 1,315,272 17,625 16,610 1,015
Adult sheep 10,365 205 205 2
Other sheep 1,304,907 17,420 16,405 1,013
Caprine 128,202 580 562 19
Swine 22,430,128 1,884,280 877,950 1,006,330
Piglets 11,915 60 60 0
Other swine 22,418,213 1,884,220 877,890 1,006,330
Equine 4,317 1,059 1,021 38
Poultry (2) 214,708 390,312 376,586 13,726
Broilers 168,693 309,432 295,975 13,456
Hens 1,943 4,383 4,322 61
Other birds 44,072 76,497 76,289 208
Rabbits (2) 9,891 11,254 11,082 173
Total 248,998,850 2,439,046 1,406,097 1,032,949
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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