The number of cattle (big cattle) in Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea, Sevastopol, the JFO zone) as of August 1, 2020 amounted to 3.45 million heads, which is 6.7% less than on the same date in 2019.
According to the State Statistics Service (Derzhstat), the number of cows by the indicated date has decreased by 6.3% – to 1.78 million heads.
The number of pigs decreased by 4.4% – to 6.12 million heads, the number of sheep and goats – by 6.2%, to 1.45 million heads.
The poultry population in the country decreased by 3.4% compared to August 1, 2019, to 248.8 million heads.
According to preliminary data from the State Statistics Service, the number of cattle in Ukraine in 2019 amounted to 3.12 million heads, which is 6.5% less than in 2018. The number of pigs decreased by 4.9% to 5.73 million heads, sheep and goats by 4.8%, to 1.21 million heads, and poultry increased by 4.2% – to 220.46 million heads.