The below table shows the number of cattle exported from Great Britain and the percentage of cattle exported for slaughter from Great Britain from 2014 to 2018.
Total number of cattle exported
Percentage of cattle exported that went for slaughter
Of the 56,964 animals exported from 2014 to 2018, 19,781 were exported directly for slaughter. Of this number, 18,629 were destined for Northern Ireland.
This data includes exports from holdings in England, Scotland and Wales. Movements between Northern Ireland (NI) and The Republic of Ireland (RoI) is a devolved matter, data for this can be requested from DEARA.