Cattle stock in Ukraine down by 4.3%, number of pigs by 4.5%, poultry up by 2.8% by Sept 1
Cattle numbers in Ukraine as of September 1, 2018 amounted to almost 3.927 million animals, which is 4.3% less than on the same date in 2017, the State Statistics Service has reported.
At the same time, the number of cows by the specified date decreased by 3.5%, to 2.027 million animals.
According to the state service, on September 1 the number of pigs decreased by 4.5% compared to the same date last year, to 6.477 million animals, sheep and goats by 3.6%, to 1.567 million.
The number of poultry in the country increased by 2.8% compared with September 1, 2017, amounting to 245.451 million birds.