Increased production of poultry and pork
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Meat production2009



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Increased production of poultry and pork

A total of 330 000 tonnes of meat from domestic animal production were approved for the market in 2009, an increase of 12 000 tonnes from 2008. Compared with 2008, the quantities of poultry and pork increased.

Changes in meat butchered. 2008-2009. Per cent

The production of meat from poultry increased by 14 per cent to a total of 95 800 tonnes in 2009, and the quantity of pork by 1 per cent to 124 300 tonnes. Pork accounted for 38 per cent of the total meat production in 2009, while poultry1 and beef accounted for 29 and 26 per cent respectively.

Since 2005, the production of poultry has increased by nearly 70 per cent, and the production of pork by 10 per cent. In the same period, the quantities of mutton decreased by 8 per cent and of beef by 3 per cent.

1  Corrected 19. July

Meat production by kind. Per cent. 2009

Poultry, butchered. 2005-2009. Tonnes