IMPORTER AND DISTRIBUTOR OF MEDICINES AND
ALL TYPES OF VETERINARY PRODUCTS FOR
POULTRY, SWINE, CATTLE IN RUSSIA AND
CUSTOMS UNION COUNTRIES

Russian version Rus
+7 (499) 350-25-78

9:00 - 18:00 MSK

The production of livestock and poultry is growing in Russia

As FSSS says “in the first five months of this year, production of agricultural products grew by 2.5% to almost 1.3 trillion rubles. In January-May 2017, the dynamics was lower — 0.9%.”

The main growth driver was the production of livestock and poultry for slaughter, which increased by 4.6%, amounting to 5.7 million tones for all farms (hereinafter — live weight). Gross milk yield reached 12.2 million tons (+ 1.9%). The production of eggs increased by 1.4% to 18.4 billion units.

In agricultural organizations, the increase in livestock and poultry for slaughter was more significant — 6.5%. Swine production added 11.5%, production of cattle — 6.6%, poultry — 3.6%. The milk yield in the industrial sector amounted to 6.8 million tons, which is 4.4% more than the figure for January-May last year. The production of eggs in the agricultural organizations grew by 2.3% to 15 billion units. At the same time, the cattle stock at the end of May was at the level of the same period last year, including a herd of cows decreased by 0.6%. Sheep and goats less by 3.8%, birds — by 1.2%. But the herd of swine in the agricultural organizations increased by 8.4%.

In general, according to the union, the output of all kinds of meat in the first half of 2018 amounted to 4.86 million tonnes in slaughter weight, which is 4.3% more than in the same period in 2017. However, the growth rate of the sector is lower than it was in January-June last year when meat production increased by 5%, the NSS recalls. «At the end of the year, the total increase in meat will apparently exceed 400 thousand tons,» forecasts Yury Kovalev, the union’s general director. «First of all, the pig and poultry sectors will provide an increase.

Source: Agroinvestor

11.07.2018