In livestock branch of area in 9 months 2008 in comparison with last year's level reduction of outputs by 5,2% was noted. Decrease in gross output is recorded in population farms (for 6,7%) while the agricultural enterprises for this period increased production (for 0,8%). About it reports Public administration of statistics in the Nikolaev area.
As a whole on area for January - September this year 25,9 thousand tons of meat (in live weight), 293,6 thousand tons of milk, 285,8 million pieces of eggs, 95 tons of wool were made. In comparison with the corresponding period of last year the gain on production of eggs (for 10,8%) and wool (for 14,5%) was received. In the same time in abbreviated form realization on a cattle and bird face (for 21,5%), gross milk yield of milk (for 2,6%).
The main producers of livestock production in the region are population farms by which in 9 months of the current year 74,5% of all-regional volume of meat were made, 91,8% - milk, 51,6% - wool and 34,9% - eggs.
As of October 1, 2008 in all categories of farms of area 175,9 thousand heads of cattle, from them 96,2 thousand heads of cows, 109,4 thousand heads of pigs, 48,6 thousand heads of sheep and goats, 4000,2 thousand heads of a bird of all types were. In comparison with last year's the number of cattle was reduced by 4,3%, cows in this herd became 6,8% less. The livestock of pigs (decreased by 35,8%) also. The livestock of sheep and goats increased in area (for 3,0%), birds of all types (for 24,0%) only.