Cattle Slaughter: Figures up to May 2019

Between the first five months of 2018 and the same period in 2019, the slaughter of cattle in Panama increased 4%, while that of pigs decreased 8%.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The most recent report of the General Comptroller of the Republic of Panama details that in the first five months of the year 137,636 head of cattle were slaughtered, a figure higher than the 132,136 reported in the same period of 2018.

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The report explains that in the case of pigs, the heads slaughtered for the periods concerned decreased 8% from 230,847 to 212,733. Detailed statistics show that the number of pigs classified by males and females reported declines in both cases, registering 7% and 9% respectively.

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Regarding the year on year variations reported in May 2019, there was a 3% increase in the number of cattle slaughtered, and in the slaughter of pigs there was no reported fall of 11%.

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