Thursday, 24 November 2016

Russian pig production up 13%

Russian Ministry of Agriculture report that for the first 10 months of this year, pig production
increased by 13.5% in live weight compared to the same period last year and amounted to more than 2.8 million tons.

Last week, one of Russia’s largest agri holdings, Rusagro,  announced they had approved the construction of three pig-breeding complexes in Tambov with the production capacity of 40-45,000mt live weight.

The project has been approved by the Ministry of Agriculture and had a total investments estimated at 7.5 billion RUB (116 million USD).

During October, the average price of pigs live weight was 100 RUB/kg (1.55 USD/kg).