Iran’s output of livestock products grew over past years

Business Materials 17 May 2017 20:54 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 17

By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:

Iran’s output of red meat over the past fiscal year (ended March 20) increased by 7.9 percent compared to 2013/14.

Iran produced 815,000 tons of red meat over the past year, IRNA news agency reported.

The country’s output of red meat stood at 755,000 tons in 2013/14, the report added.

In the meantime, Iran’s output of milk increased by 15 percent to reach 9.510 million tons over the past year.

Poultry output saw a 4.8 percent growth to reach 2.062 million tons from 1.967 million tons in 2013/14.

Egg production also increased by 5.2 percent to post 940,000 tons over the last year.