Altai Krai leads in Siberia in the production of meat and milk
According to Rosstat in the first quarter of this year, 302 thousand tons of slaughtered animals and poultry were produced in the Siberian Federal District, and about 62 thousand tons - in Altai Krai.
"Almost a quarter from the Russian output of milk production accrues to Altai Krai. In January-March 256 thousand tons of milk were produced in the region. In general, all subjects of the district produced about 955 thousand tons of milk," said the Department.
Altai Krai is still the absolute leader in number of cattle and dairy cattle, and the region is the fourth and third in Russia.
By the Main Department of Agriculture of Altai Krai