The number of cattle in Russia decreased by 1.3%


At the end of March the number of cows in Russian farms was 8.3 million head

At the end of March 2017, the number of cows in farms of all categories in comparison with the same level of 2016 was less than 1.3% (at the end of March 2016 1.7%) and totaled 8,311 million goal.

In the first quarter of 2017, the reduction of population occurred in all categories of farms, except for K(f)X SP, where the increase in the number of cows was 5.6% (or 64.5 thousand goal.), 1 to 217 ths.

The greatest reduction observed in households (-3.7 percent or of 144.6 thousand goal., to 3 752 thousand goal.), in the agricultural decrease of livestock has occurred to a lesser extent (-0,9% or 30.9 per thousand goal., to 3 342 thousand goal.).


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