26,604,239 animals slaughtered in April 2023
Agriculture & fishery
Animal slaughters : provisional figures for April
59,545 bovine animals were slaughtered in April 2023. The number of slaughtered pigs was 699,260 animals, and the number of slaughtered chickens amounted to 23,775,234 units.
Purpose and brief description
Number and slaughtered weight of animals slaughtered in slaughterhouses, approved for consumption.
All slaughterhouses in Belgium
Timing of publication
Results available 2 months after the reference period.
Number (units): Number of animals slaughtererd in a slaughterhouse and approved for human consumption during that month
Slaughtered weight (kg): Weight of the carcass after slaughter (cold weight), totals per animal species for that month