Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (1001)

Mattie McGrath

Question:

1001. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of horses slaughtered for human consumption in 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14158/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The number of horses slaughtered for human consumption in 2018 and to date in 2019 (Jan & Feb) is set out in the table below.

Year

No.

2018

6,573

2019

453