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CATTLE NUMBERS AND PIGS IN UKRAINE DOWN, POULTRY UP

Cattle numbers in Ukraine as of June 1, 2018 amounted to almost 3.97 million animals, which is 4.6% less compared to early June 2017, the State Statistics Service has reported. According to the report, the number of cows shrank by 3.7% over the period, to 2.04 million. The number of pigs decreased by 5.7% in May 2018, to 6.37 million, sheep and goats – by 4.1%, to 1.64 million animals.
The number of poultry grew by 1.7% compared with early June 2017, to 223.81 million birds.
As reported, with reference to statistical data, cattle numbers in Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and Sevastopol and the ATO zone) in 2017 amounted to 3.682 million animals, which is 1.5% less compared to 2016. Pig numbers fell by 8.2%, to 6.12 million, sheep and goats grew by 0.1%, to 1.316 million and poultry – by 1.7%, to 205.103 million.
The number of pigs fell by 5.8%, to 6.669 million, poultry by 1.1%, to 201.7 million birds, and sheep and goats by 0.8%, to 1.315 million.

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PIGS AND CATTLE NUMBERS DECREASE IN UKRAINE, POULTRY NUMBER GROWS

Cattle numbers in Ukraine as of May 1, 2018 amounted to almost 3.94 million animals, which is 4.4% less compared to early May 2017, the State Statistics Service has reported. According to the report, the number of cows shrank by 3.8% over the period, to 2.03 million.
The number of pigs decreased by 6.3% in April 2018, to 6.18 million, sheep and goats – by 3.9%, to 1.62 million animals.
The number of poultry grew by 1.2% compared with early May 2017, to 201.08 million birds.
As reported, with reference to statistical data, cattle numbers in Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and Sevastopol and the ATO zone) in 2017 amounted to 3.682 million animals, which is 1.5% less compared to 2016. Pig numbers fell by 8.2%, to 6.12 million, sheep and goats grew by 0.1%, to 1.316 million and poultry – by 1.7%, to 205.103 million.
The number of pigs fell by 5.8%, to 6.669 million, poultry by 1.1%, to 201.7 million birds, and sheep and goats by 0.8%, to 1.315 million.

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UKRAINE SEES EXPORT OF POULTRY RISE, PORK FALL IN JAN-APR

Ukraine in January-April 2018 exported 98,360 tonnes of poultry, which is 2.6% more than in the same period in 2017, the State Fiscal Service has reported. According to its data, in monetary terms exports of these products increased by 21%, to $150.09 million.
Imports of poultry for the four months of 2018 increased by 27.7%, to 40,000 tonnes, in monetary terms by 35.8%, to $16.73 million.
According to the service, exports of pork in January-April 2018 decreased by 66.7% compared to the corresponding period in 2017, to 810 tonnes. Exports amounted to $1.88 million against $4.7 million in the four months of 2017.
Pork imports to Ukraine during this period increased by 4.6 times, to 3,310 tonnes. The country imported pork for $5.91 million against $1.24 million in January-April 2017.
As reported, with reference to customs data of the fiscal service, Ukraine in 2017 increased the supply of pork to foreign markets by 1.6 times, to 4,920 tonnes, imports of this product doubled, to 5,600 tonnes.

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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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UKRAINE RISES POULTRY EXPORT BY 15% IN JAN-MARCH

Ukraine in January-March 2018 exported 74,730 tonnes of poultry, which is 15.1% more than in the same period in 2017, the State Fiscal Service has reported.
According to its data, in monetary terms the exports of these products increased 32.9%, to $111.95 million.
Imports of poultry and offal products increased by 25.6%, to 30,840 tonnes, in monetary terms by 35.5% and amounted to $13.1 million.
According to the authority, exports of pork in January-March 2018 compared to the corresponding period in 2017 decreased by 67.8%, to 600 tonnes. Exports of these products amounted to $1.37 million compared with $3.61 million in January-March 2017.
Pork imports to Ukraine during this period increased 2.7-fold, to 1,800 tonnes. Pork imports totaled $3.07 million compared to $1.12 million in January-March 2017.

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