Egg production in Penza region increases by 5%
Penza, 23 January 2020. PenzaNews. Egg production in Penza region increased by 5%, from 250 million eggs in 2018 to 262.5 million eggs in 2019. This is evidenced by data from the territorial body of the Federal State Statistics Service.
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Agricultural organizations accounted for 48% of the total; this figure increased compared to 2018. However, there is a negative trend: their productivity decreased by 5% - from 133.9 million to 127.2 million units.
There was also a drop in production in households by almost 3%: from 93.2 million to 90.5 million. Their share in the total volume is less than 35%.
According to Rosstat, peasant farms and individual entrepreneurs showed an increase of 95%. In 2018, 23 million eggs were produced, in 2019 – 44.9 million eggs. The share of peasant farms and private entrepreneurs in total egg production increased from 9% to 17%.