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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Exports of Sows.

Wednesday, 26 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 2

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Mr. Coughlan: Information on Stephen Coughlan Zoom on Stephen Coughlan asked the Taoiseach the number of sows exported on hoof (a) over the last 12 months, and (b) in the three months ended 31st December, 1965.

Mr. Carty: Information on Michael Carty Zoom on Michael Carty The Official Export List does not contain a separate heading for sows and in respect of pigs distinguishes only between (a) fat pigs and (b) store pigs and bonhams. There were 4,421 fat pigs exported in the 11 months January-November, and 4,072 in the three months September-November, 1965. The corresponding numbers of store pigs and bonhams exported were respectively 214 and 99. The data for December, 1965, are not yet available.

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