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Cyprus Agricultural output - No. eggs decreased

by 5m Editor
9 July 2007, at 8:48am

CYPRUS - The number of eggs for hatching placed in incubation in Cyprus in May reached 143,100 eggs for laying and 1,410,600 eggs for meat.

Both eggs for laying and eggs for meat recorded a decrease compared to the previous month. But compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the eggs placed in incubation for laying recorded an increase of 29.8%, whereas the eggs for meat recorded a decrease of 26%.

The chicks used for laying increased to 63,000 from 21,460 in May. Also the chicks used for meat increased to 1,343,840 from 1,248,680 in the previous month.

Compared to the corresponding month of 2006, chicks used for laying recorded an increase of 4.3%, whereas the chicks used for meat recorded a decrease of 2.4%.

Source: Financial Mirror

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