Livestock products output increased 1% in Jan-Mar

In January-March 2018, the total production of livestock products by farms of all categories increased by 1% as compared to 2017.

The State Statistics Service of Ukraine (SSS) reports that the volume of produced milk for the indicated period, in general, decreased by 1% to 1.9 million tons. Moreover, the production increased by 3% to 0.7 million tons at agricultural enterprises, whereas in households it decreased by 3% — to 1.3 million tons.

The production of eggs on farms of all categories increased by 2.3% to 3.5 billion units. It should be noted that at agricultural enterprises the production increased by 4% to 2.1 billion units, while in households it decreased by 0.4% — to 1.4 billion units.

Earlier it was reported that egg exports from Ukraine in January-March 2018 amounted to 23.68 thou. tons (USD 22.9 million), which is 1.85 times more than the indicator for the same period last year.

Data exclude temporarily occupied territory of AR Crimea, Sevastopol city and zone of anti-terrorist operation.

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