Thanks to the efforts of the government programs and agricultural organizations for the last 3 years positive changes have occurred in the livestock industry of Kostanay region, wrote the correspondent of the IA “Kazakh-Zerno”. This was said at a meeting in the akimat of Kostanay region by the head of the department of agriculture of the akimat of Kostanay region Fedor Filippov.
“During the report period of the current year in all categories of farms was fixed a rise of cattle number by 4.7 %, including cows by 5.1%, horses by 4%, sheep and goats by 3.6%. In the manufacturing sector during 10 months compared with the same period in 2012 the number of cattle increased by 18% and accounted for 39% of the total number – it is 155.1 thousand heads, up by 3.4 thousand heads, or by 17%, increased the number of pigs”, he said.
According to him, as a result of an increase in the number of cattle and the productivity of agricultural enterprises rose production of animal products, meat by 57.8% and milk by 7.6%.