All categories of farms in 4 months of this year produced livestock and poultry for slaughter in live weight 78.4 tons, and it is two times more than in the same period of 2012. In general, the region have increased meat production 22 districts.
In order to prevent ASF many private households have switched to alternative farming, and sheep and goats in the area over the past period increased by 12 thousand units and is now 99 thousand.
With great dedication continue to work pig units. For 4 months of this year they produced 43.7 million tons of pig slaughter against 17.5 million tons in January-April 2012. As a result, the production of pig meat increased by 2.5 times. At the moment of pigs in the region of 902,000 head, and there is every reason to say that in the near future, it will grow to a million heads. For the year managed to increase the number of pigs in half.