Slaughtering and pork production
Pig meat production declined y-o-y by 4.6 %, while number of pigs for slaughter went down (by 5.7 %) but number of slaughtered sows went up (by 2.6 %). In total, 68 603 tonnes of pig meat were produced in 2nd quarter.
Total production of poultry meat reached 49 316 tonnes; it was lower by 2.3 % compared with the same period of the last year.
Results of pig rearing
Pig numbers were lower by 3.2 % than in the same period of the previous year; they went down by 62.2 thousand heads to 1 909,2 thousand heads in total. Number of sows declined by 6.7 % (by 9.5 thousand heads), whereas a number of gilts increased by 5.3 % (by 2.9 thousand heads).