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Almost 245,000 tons of cattle and poultry produced for slaughter in 8 months in Penza region

12:39 | 11.09.2019 | Agriculture

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Penza, 11 September 2019. PenzaNews. Almost 245,000 tons of cattle and poultry for slaughter in live weight were produced in the Penza region in farms of all categories from January to August 2019, which is approximately 26% more than in the same period of 2018. This is evidenced by data of Penzastat.

Almost 245,000 tons of cattle and poultry produced for slaughter in 8 months in Penza region

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At the same time, about 230,000 tons were received in agricultural organizations, more than 13,000 tons – in households, and another 2,000 tons – in peasant farms and individual entrepreneurs.

The volume of milk production in the Penza region amounted to 240,000 tons, which is 0.6% less than in the first eight months of last year.

From January to August 2019, about 181,000 eggs were produced in the region. This is 2.5% less than in the same period of 2018.

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