Cattle Magazine Cattle Cattle herd records slight increase in 2019, after two straight years of decrease October 15, 2020 – Marketscreener.com

Cattle herd records slight increase in 2019, after two straight years of decrease October 15, 2020 – Marketscreener.com



  • At a glance
  • With 214.7 million head, cattle herd increased by 0.4% in 2019, with a highlight to the municipality of São Félix do Xingu (PA).
  • Cow milk production expanded 2.7% and amounted to 34.8 billion liters. The Southeast tops the production ranking once more.
  • The inventory of hogs and pigs fell by 1.6%, and has a total 40.6 million head.
  • Production of hen eggs increased by 4.2% and hit 4.6 billion dozens.
  • Led by Paraná, fish farming grew 1.7% and reached 529.6 thousand metric tons.
  • Captive shrimp production rose for the second year in a row.
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