23 April 2012, Monday, 12:23
author: Galia Nabieva
The record growth in milk manufacture and cattle livestock is registered in Russia since the beginning of 2012. The highest growth is provided by Republic of Bashkortostan – plus 21,4%, the press-service of the Ministry for agriculture of Russia reported.
Dagestan (+16,5%), Kabardino-Balkaria (+12,2%), Voronezh (+15,1%), Sverdlovsk (+12%), Belgorod (+10,2%) and Vladimir (+10%) regions are also called the leaders. 64 Russian regions increased milk manufacture in a whole.
Besides, positive trends in cattle-breeding, reached in 2011, are preserved in the first quarter of 2012.
Within the period between January and March milk manufacture in Russia is increased by 279 thousand tons, amounting to 6 million 482 thousand tons – by 4,5% more than in 2011.
Cattle livestock grew by 223 thousand heads, including cows – by more than 195 thousand.
Such growth is registered for the first time for the last 22 years. Positive dynamics is also preserved in hog breeding and poultry farming: pork manufacture (in live weight) is increased by 4,2% and poultry – by 16,3%.