The production of meat and milk has increased in Karaganda region
Livestock farming is developing in Karaganda region. This sector accounts for 56% of gross agricultural output. For four months, products worth 43.5 billion tenge were produced with an increase of 1.8% compared to the same period last year. Meat production increased by 3.2% and milk production by 2.6%.
The head of the Department of agriculture Sagynzhan Apakashov told about the achievements of livestock breeders and plans for the future at the hardware meeting.
- For 2020, it is planned to produce livestock products in the amount of 211.2 billion tenge with an increase of 5.2%. The number of cattle is expected to increase to 573.3 thousand heads, or 4.4%, sheep and goats-1.5% (938 thousand heads), horses - 9% (367.4 thousand heads), pigs - 6.9% (77.2 thousand heads), birds - 2.3% (4 175.8 thousand heads) is expected, - the speaker announced.