Russia’s livestock output declined further this past January amid
falling profitability, the latest report by the Federal State Statistics
The sector's output was down as the number of cattle and pigs continued
to fall, the service said. The number of pigs was down 7.1 percent on
the year to 16 million as of Feb. 1, while the number of cattle was down
5.8 percent on the year to 24.9 million.
Meat production was up 3.1 percent on the year to appro...
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