The results of the performance of the industry in the first half of AIC in 2013.
47 region continues to build capacity in the dairy farming industry. For the first 6 months of the year in the agricultural organizations milked 3652 pounds of milk for feed the cow, which is 102% of last year’s level.
It should be in parallel with the Leningrad region has increased the number of cattle — up to 179 thousand. As noted in the committee on agriculture and Fishery, this trend is typical for large farms and the farms belonging to the small agrarian business. Relative to the first half of 2012, an increase of 103%.
Meanwhile, in the 47 region remains the all-Russian trend to a reduction in the number of cows: regional farmers prefer to rely on high-yielding cattle. In this regard, from January to June, there was a small — in the range of 2% — the decline in milk production. However, in the appropriate committee of Leningrad region administration confidently predict that by the end of the year to agricultural producers will be able to exceed last year‘s result.
Continue to increase the production of regional poultry. On July 1 at poultry farms in the region contained nearly 28 million birds, or 103% compared to last year. Due to the growth of productivity of laying hens, which are in the agricultural organizations of the region, egg production totaled 1,486 million. In this case, the average per head had 161 egg (growth — 102%).
A significant contribution to the poultry farmers and the Leningrad region have made in the production of meat. In the first half of 2013 in live weight sold 163,000 tons of livestock and poultry, which is 113% over the same period last year.