Russian pig breeding up 6%
Pig breeding in Russia has risen by approximately 6% in the period between
January and September.
This message was stated by agricultural minister Alexei Gordeyev. He said
altogether Russia's meat production grew by 4%, about 5,700 tonnes, of which the
pig rates were among the best. Major pig breeding farms even increased
production by 12.5%.
The leading meat producing regions are the Belgorod, Lipetsk, Penza and
Moscow regions and the Krasnodar territory.
Faster livestock farming development is one of the aims of
the agro-industrial complex development national project. It is expected to push
up the production of meat by 7% over a two-year period.
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