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In Ukraine has decreased the number of cows and pigs

Photo: dpa For the year of the pig population in Ukraine decreased by 8.2%.

A year in the country steadily decreased the number of all types of farm animals. The increase was observed only in the poultry population.

During the year the number of cows and pigs decreased by 3.8% and 8.2%, respectively compared to the same period last year. On Tuesday, February 13, reported state statistics Committee.

It is noted that during the year Ukraine has seen a reduction in the number of all agricultural animals except poultry.

Also during the year reduced the number of sheep and goats – by 5%. Among all types of farm animals is only an indicator of poultry showed an increase. The number of poultry increased by 2.5%.

In addition, it is reported on the reduction of agricultural enterprises that are engaged in the farming of cows (-3,4%), pigs (-6,4%) and goats (-3,2%). But the 4 .7% increase in the number of agricultural enterprises growing bird.

However, in January, Ukraine has managed to increase the production of eggs and meat.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that in January Ukraine exported of 19.69 tons of poultry meat and offal, which is 1.8 times more than in the same period of 2017.

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