Number of cattle heads increased by 15.1% in 9 months- Agriculture Ministry
Almaty. October 16. KazTAG - The number of cattle heads increased by 15.15%, goats and sheep - by 7.2% in January-September 2014, said Arman Yevniyev, executive secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture.
"The number of cattle heads increased by 15.1% in January-September 2014 and made up 2 mln 135 thousand heads, goats and sheep by 7.2% to more than 8 mln heads, horses - by 15.2% to almost 1 mln heads, camels by 10.2% to 77 000 heads, poultry by 68% to 21 mln heads," said Yevniyev.
In his words the share of cattle has been increasing in the private yards since 2011 and growing in agricultural farms.