The production of milk in Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied Crimea and Sevastopol, part of Donbas) in January-June 2018 declined by 1.8% compared to the same period in 2017, to 4.955 million tonnes. At the same time, egg production in the first six months grew by 2.8% compared to the same period in 2017, to 8.187 billion eggs, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine said.
Production of meat (in live weight) in January-June 2018 fell by 0.6%, to 1.551 million tonnes.
According to earlier statistics reports, milk production in Ukraine in 2017 decreased by 0.5% from 2016, to 10.329 million tonnes, meat (in live weight) by 0.4%, to 3.259 million tonnes. Production of eggs in 2017 rose by 3.2%, to 15.578 billion eggs.