Bovine slaughter fell by 8.6% compared to 2021

According to annual closing data from the National Meat Institute (INAC), beef slaughter closed 2022 with a drop of 8.6% compared to 2021, although exports increased in percentage, with China as the main buyer of beef and giblets.

This year, the heads reached a number of 2,410,501 , more than 200 thousand heads less than in 2021, which had a slaughter of 2,638,301. However, beyond the decrease, it exceeded the historical average of 2.4 million heads.

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