Beef and poultrymeat production up, pigmeat production down:
In Q4 2016 the total meat production amounted to 114 374 tonnes. It increased by 1.6% for beef, declined by 3.1% for pigmeat, and rose for poultrymeat by 5.9%, y-o-y. Milk collection decreased by 1.6% to 584 649 thous. litres.
The trends of rising beef production (+5.3%) and declining pigmeat one (−3.3%) continued during 2016. The poultrymeat production went up by 3.4% compared to the previous year. Agricultural producer prices went slightly down for cattle for slaughter (−1.2%) and minutely up for pigs for slaughter (+0.8%); they declined by 1.1% for poultry for slaughter. Milk collection increased (+1.0%) but its prices were by 14.7% below the 2015 level.
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