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Ukrainian Census Reveals More Pigs, Poultry

by 5m Editor
20 April 2010, at 9:03am

UKRAINE - A census on 1 April has revealed more pigs and poultry but fewer cattle than a year previously.

The number of horned cattle in Ukraine on 1 April 2010, was 5.4 million, which was 2.4 per cent down year-on-year, according to the State Statistics Committee, reports Kyiv Post.

According to the committee, cow numbers in the period fell by 3.9 per cent, to 2.76 million animals.

Pig numbers were up by 14.1 per cent to 7.85 million animals, and poultry numbers rose by 5.4 per cent to 174.9 million.