Paraguay: Bovine slaughter registered 7537 fewer heads in the first two months

Updated Mar 7, 2023
At the end of February 2023, Paraguay slaughtered 303,669 head of cattle, which represented a decrease of 7,537 animals, compared to the first two months of 2022. Regarding the volume slaughtered, a drop of 0.3% was registered, according to the Productive analysis based on data from the National Animal Health and Quality Service (Senacsa).
Between January and February of this year, 303,669 heads (steers, bulls, cows and heifers) were slaughtered in the 11 slaughterhouses set up in Paraguay. This figure represents a reduction of 7,537 heads (-2.4%), since up to the second month of 2022, 311,206 animals had been killed. Regarding the volume of slaughter, during the first two months of 2023, 74,573,475 kg were recorded, 252,457 kg less (-0.3%) than the 74,825,937 kg observed at the end of February 2022. On the other hand, between January and February of this year, 43,351 steers, 127,883 bulls, 66,220 cows and 66,215 heifers were ...
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