In the Stavropol region in the first half of 2013 the implementation of animal products in all categories of farms increased by 11.6% compared to the first half of 2012 and amounted to 176.3 thousand tons.
Implementation of live pigs rose by 19.4% and amounted to 25.9 thousand tons, poultry — by 15.2% and amounted to 107.8 thousand tons. Production of livestock and poultry in agricultural organizations the edge in the first half of 2013 amounted to 109 thousand tons of meat in live weight. The growth in the first six months of this year compared with the same period in 2012 was 22.9%. The volume of production of pigs in live weight increased by 1.9 times, and birds — by 1.2 times. Agricultural organizations of the region was produced 13.5 million tons of pig meat in live weight and 90.1 thousand tons of poultry meat. Intensive growth of livestock production contributed to an increase in the number of farm animals. So, for the first six months of 2013 the number of pigs in all categories of farms in the region increased 19% compared with the data for the first half of 2012 and amounted to 305.7 thousand heads, poultry population has increased by 9.7% and amounted to 16 million head. In the agricultural organizations of the number of pigs increased by 40.9% and amounted to 178.7 thousand heads, and poultry — by 22.3% and amounted to 11.7 million heads.