MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE CARRIES OUT WORKS ON HORSE-BREEDING DEVELOPMENT
The Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan carries out works on horse-breeding development in the regions of Azerbaijan. 2 horse-breeding farms are currently functioning in Azerbaijan, one of which is in Lambaran village of Barda region, the other one вЂ" in Agstafa, the Ministry told Trend.
The Ministry also noted, along with the state enterprises, a number of private ones function in the country.
The factory in Agstafa only rear 96 heads of horses of the English breed, the other farm вЂ" 16- heads of the Karabakh breed.
For the moment the total number of horses in the country is about 73,000 heads, which is by 2,5% more as compared to the similar period of 2004. 22% from the total amount fall at the Karabakh breed, 15% - for the Dilboz breed. The rest of them are the pedigree horses from such areas, as Guba and Shirvan.