Cattle Slaughtering Up 10%

Between October 2018 and the same month in 2019, the number of cattle slaughtered in Panama increased 10%, while the slaughter of pigs decreased 6%.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

According to the latest report of the General Comptroller of the Republic of Panama detail that in the first ten months of the year 283,227 head of cattle were slaughtered, a figure higher than the 270,214 reported in the same period of 2018.

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The report states that in the case of pigs, the heads slaughtered for the periods in question fell 9% from 486,968 to 443,787. Detailed statistics show that the number of pigs classified by males and females reported declines in both cases, registering 8% and 9% respectively.

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Regarding the year on year variations reported in October 2019, there was a 10% year on year increase in the case of the number of cattle slaughtered, and in the slaughter of pigs the fall was 6%.

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