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Goose and duck slaughter increased in 2023 in Hungary

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Published Mar 5, 2024

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In 2023, domestic slaughterhouses saw a mixed trend in production with nearly 420,000 tons of pork, around 515,000 tons of poultry, and 23,000 tons of beef produced. While there was a decrease in the number of cattle and pigs slaughtered, poultry saw an increase. Specifically, turkey slaughter fell by 10.7%, but goose and duck slaughter increased. The slaughter of cows, bulls, and sows decreased, but heifers saw an increase. Notably, chickens made up the majority of poultry slaughtered, with a 7.3% increase from 2022.
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Domestic slaughterhouses produced nearly 420,000 tons of pork, around 515,000 tons of poultry and 23,000 tons of beef in 2023 (carved weight, slaughtered and cleaned weight for poultry). In terms of the number of pieces, 9.4 percent fewer cattle, 0.9 percent fewer pigs and 7.8 percent more poultry halves were slaughtered in 2023 compared to the previous year. In the poultry group, turkey slaughter fell by 10.7 percent, but goose and duck slaughter increased (+21.9 and +16.2 percent) compared to 2022, compared to the low base. The slaughter of cows decreased by 9.5 percent, that of bulls by 12.5 percent, while the slaughter of heifers increased by 3.7 percent based on the number of pieces in 2023 compared to the base period. Within pig slaughter, the slaughter of sows decreased from 66,000 in the previous year - by nearly 18 percent - ...
Source: Trademagazin
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