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310,000 tons of livestock and poultry for slaughter produced in Penza region for 10 months

16:44 | 15.11.2019 | Agriculture

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Penza, 15 November 2019. PenzaNews. More than 310,000 tons of cattle and poultry were slaughtered in the Penza region from January to October 2019.

310,000 tons of livestock and poultry for slaughter produced in Penza region for 10 months

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According to Penzastat, it is almost 22% more than during the same period of the previous year.

More than 93% of the total volume of livestock and poultry was produced by agricultural organizations, which made up approximately 290,000 tonnes. This is 23.5% more than in the first 10 months of 2018.

5.8% falls on the share of households, which produced about 18,000 tons. This is 3% less than the result achieved from January to October last year.

Farms and individual entrepreneurs produced 0.8% of the total volume of livestock and poultry for slaughter, which is less than 2,600 tons. For the same period last year, this figure was 15% higher.

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