Cattle numbers in Ukraine down 0.7%, pigs 8.6%
The State Statistics Service said the number of cows dropped by 2.3% to 2.134 million.
The number of pigs decreased by 8.6%, to 6.893 million, sheep and goats grew by 1.2%, to 1.685 million animals.
The number of poultry grew by 1%, to 237.314 million birds.
As reported, with reference to statistical data, cattle numbers in Ukraine in 2016 amounted to 3.675 million animals, which is 2% less compared to 2015, the number of pigs fell by 5.5%, to 6.689 million, poultry by 0.8%, to 202.447 million birds, sheep and goats by 1%, to 1.312 million. ■