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NUMBER OF CATTLE, PIGS, POULTRY IN UKRAINE BY APRIL 1

The number of cattle in Ukraine as of April 1, 2018 amounted to almost 3.86 million animals, which is 4.5% less than on the same date in 2017. According to the State Statistics Service, the number of cows for this period decreased by 4.3% and amounted to 2.024 million animals. The number of pigs decreased by 8.1%, to 6.135 million, sheep and goats fell by 4.1%, to 1.516 million.
Poultry stock in the country increased by 1.2% compared to April 1, 2017, amounting to 197.557 million birds.
As reported, the number of cattle in Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the Anti-Terrorist Operations zone) as of January 1, 2018 amounted to 3.628 million animals, which is 1.5% less than on the same date in 2017. The number of pigs decreased by 8.2%, to 6.12 million head, sheep and goats grew by 0.1%, to 1.316 million. Poultry stock in the country increased by 1.7% as compared to January 1, 2017, amounting to about 205 million birds.

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