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Cattle: Exports

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 29th November 2011.

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Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin Conservative, West Worcestershire

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many cattle have been approved for export in each month in the last three years.

Photo of James Paice James Paice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The numbers of live cattle approved for export in each month over the last three years (2008-10) are as follows:

Number
Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
2008 866 1,655 1,142 1,510 753 1,215 1,430 127 292 201 140 701
                         
2009 665 0 96 96 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
                         
2010 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 14 0
Notes: 1. These figures include both pure bred and non-pure bred breeding animals. 2. Data prepared by Trade Statistics, Economics and Statistics Programme, DEFRA. Source: HM Revenue and Customs.

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