Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Ceisteanna (469)

Denis Naughten

Ceist:

469. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of cattle slaughtered from TB programme defined feedlot herds in each of the years 2014 to 2018; his plans to differentiate beef produced from intensive feedlots; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7899/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The following table gives the number of cattle slaughtered from TB programme defined feedlots in each of the years 2014 to 2018. My Department has no plans to differentiate beef produced from intensive feedlots.

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Animals slaughtered in EU approved plants, originating from TB restricted feedlot herds

2014

161,172

2015

198,202

2016

237,816

2017

263,157

2018

294,811