Friday, 6 September 2019

Ceisteanna (1460)

Charlie McConalogue

Ceist:

1460. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of suckler cows by county in tabular form. [36834/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The definition of suckler cows used for statistical purposes is beef cows who have calved at least once in their lifetime. The table below shows the number of suckler cows per county at the end of 2018:

2018

County

Sucklers

Carlow

15,013

Cavan

43,625

Clare

67,299

Cork

69,482

Donegal

38,607

Dublin

3,552

Galway

96,959

Kerry

43,227

Kildare

16,995

Kilkenny

30,966

Laois

32,380

Leitrim

25,591

Limerick

32,493

Longford

24,591

Louth

11,117

Mayo

71,276

Meath

31,254

Monaghan

30,325

Offaly

29,640

Roscommon

50,298

Sligo

29,316

Tipperary

52,594

Waterford

18,959

Westmeath

33,748

Wexford

30,699

Wicklow

21,391

Total

951,397