Livestock slaughter in slaughterhouses, Slovenia, July 2020

In July 2020 about the same amount of meat was gained in Slovene slaughterhouses as a month before

About 3,760,000 poultry, about 20,000 pigs and about 8,000 cattle were slaughtered in Slovene slaughterhouses in July 2020; in that way Slovene slaughterhouses gained about 6,700 tons of poultry meat, about 1,800 tons of pig meat and about 2,600 tons of bovine meat.

  • 9/25/2020
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  • provisional data

In July 2020 more poultry slaughtered than in the previous month
Compared to the previous month, the number of sheep slaughtered in Slovene slaughterhouses in July 2020 decreased by about 22% (i.e. about 300 animals), of horses by exactly 19% (i.e. exactly 12 animals), of pigs by about 6% (i.e. about 1,000 animals) and of cattle by about 3% (i.e. about 300 animals), while the number of slaughtered poultry increased by about 6% (i.e. about 206,000 animals).

The total carcass weight of animals slaughtered in July 2020 more or less followed the trends in the number of animals slaughtered. At the monthly level, the total carcass weight of slaughtered sheep decreased by about 20% (weight difference of about 3,000 kg), of horses by about 15% (weight difference of about 2,000 kg), of pigs by about 7% (weight difference of about 144,000 kg) and of cattle by about 2% (weight difference of about 44,000 kg). On the other hand, the total carcass weight of poultry increased by about 4% (weight difference of about 228,000 kg).


In July 2020 fewer horses and pigs slaughtered in Slovene slaughterhouses than in July 2019
Compared to July 2019, the number of poultry slaughtered in Slovene slaughterhouses in July 2020 went up by about 7%, of sheep by about 6% and of cattle by about 5%, while the number of horses went down by about 12% and of pigs by about 6%.

Compared to July 2019, the total weight of dressed carcasses of poultry slaughtered in July 2020 went up by about 8%, of sheep by about 6% and of cattle by exactly 6%, while the total weight of dressed carcasses of pigs went down by about 5% and of poultry also by about 5%.


There was no record of slaughter of imported cattle, pigs or poultry in July 2020 in Slovene slaughterhouses.

Weight of dressed carcass of slaughtered livestock in slaughterhouses, Slovenia
Weight of dressed carcass of slaughtered livestock in slaughterhouses, Slovenia
Sources: SURS, MAFF, AFSVPP
Livestock slaughter in slaughterhouses, Slovenia, July 2020
Slaughtered animalsWeight of dressed carcasses
numbertotal (t)average (kg)
Horses5112232.43
Cattle8,1382,621322.06
Pigs20,4481,84089.99
Sheep9611313.12
Goats16729.37
Rabbits17901.30
Poultry3,759,6516,7311.79
Sources: SURS, MAFF, AFSVPP
Indices of number and carcass weight of slaughtered livestock, Slovenia
VII 2020
VI 2020 
VII 2020
VII 2019
numberweightnumberweight
Horses81.085.487.995.3
Cattle96.698.4105.1106.0
Pigs94.592.794.594.7
Sheep78.579.6105.7106.2
Poultry105.8103.5106.8107.9
Sources: SURS, MAFF, AFSVPP
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