Meat and milk production increased in the Sakhalin region

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In 2020, the production of meat and milk in the Sakhalin region increased, while the production of eggs slightly decreased. The state of agriculture in the region was reported in Sakhalinstat.

As of January 1, 2021, 15.5 thousand tons of livestock and poultry meat were produced in the region, which is 19.6% higher than in 2019. Milk is produced at 48.3 thousand tons, which is 15.8% higher than the previous year, SakhalinMedia said.

At the same time, egg production has slightly decreased and now stands at 142.3 million pieces. This is 0.1% below the level of 2019.

The number of cattle in farms of all categories in the region reaches 28.4 thousand heads, of which 12 thousand cows. The increase in comparison with the previous year is 6.3%. The pig population increased by 0.9% and amounted to 48.8 thousand heads.

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