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SCI Releases Statistics on Lightweight Livestock

SCI Releases Statistics on Lightweight Livestock
SCI Releases Statistics on Lightweight Livestock

There were 46.6 million sheep and lambs and 16.7 million goats and goat kids at Iran’s livestock farms in the month ending Dec 20, 2020, indicating an increase of 8.3% in the number of sheep and lambs, and an increase of 9% in the number of goats and goat kids compared with the same period of last year.
According to the Statistical Center of Iran’s report, a total of 5.4 million lambs and 1.7 million goat kids were born during the third quarter of the current year (Sept. 22-Dec. 20, 2020), registering a 3.3-fold and 2.7-fold increase compared with the previous quarter, thanks to the seasonal increase in the number of light livestock. 
Fattening practices were conducted on 3.9 million sheep and lambs and 1.1 million goats and goat kids during Q3, which indicate a 29.9% and 32.4% growth quarter-on-quarter.

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