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All news / Livestock and poultry inventory decreased by 0.9 percent

  • 23 Apr 2019, 11:38

Up to April 1, 2019, the cattle numbers in Russia were 18.6 million heads, which is 0.9% lower than last year, reports the federal statistics service. According to Rosstat, the number of cows in farms of all forms of ownership decreased by 0.3% (to 8 million heads), the number of sheep and goats - by 4.7% (to 23.6 million heads), the number of poultry - by 0.9% (to 558.9 million heads). At the same time, the number of pigs increased by 3.4%, and reached 24.6 million heads by the beginning of April.