Number of examined pig and cattle slaughterings decreased in Austria in 2019Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 14, 2020
In 2019, the number of examined slaughterings in Austria declined in most of the observed categories.
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On the other hand, increases were recorded for the number of slaughtered sheep (+12.6% to 173 000) and goats (+24.0% to 13 300; see table).
At regional level, Upper Austria reported the highest share of examined slaughterings concerning cattle (33.2%) and calves (23.1%), as well as horses and other equids (40.8%).
However, the most examined pig slaughterings (39.1%) took place in Styria, whereas Lower Austria was leading in examined sheep slaughterings (41.5%) and Tyrol in goat slaughterings (26.1%). ■