Livestock and poultry production increase by 21% in Penza region
Penza, 23 January 2020. PenzaNews. Livestock and poultry production for slaughter increased in Penza region by 21% – from 322.5 thousand tonnes in 2018 to 389.9 thousand tonnes in 2019. This is evidenced by data from the territorial body of the Federal State Statistics Service.
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According to Penzastat, agricultural organizations account for the major share. Their share in the total volume increased from 90% to 91.5%. Production increased by 23% - from 289.3 thousand tonnes to 356.8 thousand tonnes.
The share of household farms in the total volume decreased to less than 8%, while at the end of 2018 the indicator exceeded 9%. Production volume decreased by 2% - from 30.1 thousand tonnes to 29.4 thousand tonnes.
Peasant farms and individual entrepreneurs have shown growth of 18%, increasing their volume from 3 thousand tonnes to 3.6 thousand tonnes. Their share in the total volume is still 1%.