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Meat Production Declines

According to preliminary report by Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia, by the end of the fourth quarter of 2017 number of cattle made up 900 400 ones, down 6.5% as compared to the same period of 2017. Total quantity of cows and buffaloes made up 462 800 ones, down 9.1% year on year.

Sheep and goat number rose by 3.2% year on year and totaled 966 500 ones. Pigs number rose by 20.8% to 164 500 ones, while number of chickens made up 8.046 million ones, down 2.3% year on year.

According to Geostat, in the fourth quarter of 2017 milk production made up 76.6 million liters, down 6.8% year on year. Meat production made up 19.3 thousand tons, down 6.3% year on year. In the reporting period enterprises produced 145.8 million eggs, up 6.8% year on year.