According to preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, at the end of the year, there were 362,200 pigs in Estonia. The number of pigs decreased by 3%.
In 2011, 116,300 tons (live weight) of livestock and poultry were slaughtered in holdings or sold for slaughter to meat processing enterprises, the production of meat (live weight) increased by 4% compared to the previous year. At the same time the production of beef decreased and the production of pork, poultry meat and mutton and goat meat increased.
Friday January 27, 2012/ The Baltic Course.