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All news / Russia produced 10.9% more pigs for slaughter this year

  • 22 Aug 2018, 09:49

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia (Minselkhoz) has announced that the country produced a larger number of pigs for slaughter so far this year.


In the first seven months of 2018, the Russian production of pigs for slaughter in live weight has amounted to 2.31 million tons, which is 10.9% higher than the level reported during the same period last year.

The ministry revealed that the main increase in the production of pigs was provided by the agricultural producers from the Voronezh, Kursk, Belgorod, Pskov, Tomsk and Lipetsk regions.