Sverdlovsk Region: Cattle stock down by 2.4%

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, December 21, 2015. Sverdlovsk Region-based farmers’ overall cattle stock declined by 2.4%, down to 115,900 head of cattle, between November 2014 and November 2015, Sverdlovskstat reports.

The number of cows at smaller private farms dropped by 11.7%, down to 26,500 head of cattle, while the entire private cattle count decreased by 8.5%, down to 59,000 head.

Also, the number of pigs decreased by 12.7%, down to 6,900, while that of sheep and goats went down by 4.6%, down to 68,900. The number of sheep and goats in the agricultural enterprises dropped from 2,500 down to 1,100 head of cattle.


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