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Teagasc National Farm Survey 2019 Cattle Finishing Enterprise Factsheet


The 2019 Teagasc National Farm Survey (NFS) recorded data close to 900 farms. The performance of the cattle finishing enterprise in 2019 is summarised in this factsheet and is based on data for 103 farms.

A cattle enterprise is defined as cattle finishing if over 70% of the animals are sold for slaughter. Approximately 14,000 farms nationally are represented in this analysis. The data presented here are for enterprises with more than 10 livestock units (LU) in 2019. 

View the factsheet in full here: NFS2019 Cattle Finishing Enterprise Factsheet

The grapic below gives an overview of the average performance in 2019.