Bashkortostan retains leading positions in poultry meat production in Russia
UFA, 19 October 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/.
Bashkortostan continues to hold the leading position among the regions of the country in poultry production by agricultural organizations. These are the results of work for the first nine months of this year.
"Tambov, Belgorod, Tula, Kursk, Volgograd, Moscow regions, and the Republic of Bashkortostan have increased the production of poultry in agricultural organizations, and the Leningrad, Tyumen, Tula, Yaroslavl, Omsk, Rostov regions and the Krasnodar Territory are leading in increasing the production of eggs," stated Director of the Department of Livestock and Breeding of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia Kharon Amerkhanov.
According to him, in January-September of this year, the production of poultry for slaughter in live weight in all categories of farms was 4.8 million tons in the country. This is 7% more than a year ago.
Including in agricultural organizations, 4.5 million tons of poultry meat were produced, which is 7.5% more than last year.
The production of eggs in all categories of farms in Russia amounted to 33.98 billion pieces (+ 3% or 991.9 million). Of these, 26.6 billion eggs were produced in agricultural organizations. This is + 4.1% or more than 1 billion eggs more than a year ago.