Russia: production of poultry products rose by 3.3%


In the first month of the current year the production of poultry for slaughter in live weight in agricultural organizations amounted to 478,7 thousand tons, which is 3.3% more than the same period of 2016

The production of eggs amounted to 3 billion units, which is 4.9% more than the year before.

According to Rosstat, in January 2017 average agricultural producer prices for poultry and egg made up 75,40/kg 46,07 RUB./Dec. respectively.

"The growth of poultry meat production in the agricultural organizations provided Stavropol Krai, Belgorod, Moscow, Tambov, Bryansk, Leningrad region and Republic of Bashkortostan, and increase egg production are leading Tyumen, Yaroslavl, Rostov, Belgorod, and Tula regions, Krasnodar Krai and Republic of Bashkortostan", — said the Director of the Department of animal husbandry and breeding Ministry of agriculture of Kharon Amerkhanov.

The decrease in production volume of poultry meat observed in the Republics of Mari El Republic, Crimea, Chuvashia, Adygea, Karachay-Cherkessia, Rostov region and Krasnodar Krai. Decreased egg production in the Astrakhan, Chelyabinsk, Leningrad region, Primorsky Krai, Republics of Tatarstan and Mari El Republic.


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