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Minor changes in production of meat
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2002-04-16T10:00:00.000Z
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Meat production2001

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Minor changes in production of meat

262 200 tonnes of meat from domestic animal production were approved for human consumption in 2001, an increase of 600 tonnes from the year before.

108 700 tonnes of pork, 85 800 tonnes of beef and veal and 42 200 tonnes of poultry were approved during 2001. Compared with 2000, the number of pig and sheep butchered increased, while the number of cattle and poultry decreased. The decline of cattle alone was 5 per cent.

Total meat production, 2001. Per cent

Pig and poultry accounted for 58 per cent of the approved carcasses in 2001. Compared with 2000, the quantity of pork increased by 3 per cent to 42 per cent of the total production of meat in 2001.

Most meat was approved in Rogaland with 49 200 tonnes. This county accounted for 19 per cent of the total production of meat in Norway in 2001. During the same period, Nord-Trøndelag and Hedmark accounted for 12 and 11 per cent of the production respectively.

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