Cattle Slaughter Grows at 4%

Between January and September 2018 and the same period in 2019, the number of cattle slaughtered in Panama increased 4%, while the slaughter of pigs decreased 9%.

Monday, October 21, 2019

The most recent figures from the General Comptroller's Office of the Republic of Panama detail that in the first nine months of the year 252,143 head of cattle were slaughtered, a figure higher than the 242,270 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 in question decreased 9% from 435,216 to 395,168. Detailed statistics show that the number of pigs classified by males and females reported declines in both cases, registering 9% and 10% respectively.

Regarding the year on year variations reported in the month of September 2019, there was a 7% year on year increase in the case of the number of cattle slaughtered, and in the slaughter of pigs the fall was 11%.

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