EghtesadOnline: The smuggling of livestock from West Azarbaijan cities of Oshnavieh and Piranshahr to Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan is on the rise, says Ali Asghar Maleki, the head of Lamb Producers’ Union.
EghtesadOnline: There were 47.3 million sheep and lambs as well as 17 million goats and goat kids in Iran's livestock farms as of the Iranian month ending June 20, registering an increase of 0.1% in the number of former but a decline of 2.9% in the latter compared with the same period of last year, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.
EghtesadOnline: Livestock output in Iran reached 15.5 million tons during the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), according to the deputy agriculture minister for livestock affairs.
EghtesadOnline: Imports of livestock and poultry feed saw a 16% and 26% growth in weight and value respectively to reach 11.81 million tons worth $3.27 billion in the 10 months to Jan. 20.
EghtesadOnline: In a letter to the industries, mining and trade organizations of the provinces of West Azarbaijan, Kurdestan, Kermanshah, Ilam, Khuzestan, Bushehr, Hormozgan, Sistan-Baluchestan and South Khorasan, the Consumers and Producers Protection Organization has called strengthening control procedures at border checkpoints to prevent the smuggling of Iranian livestock abroad.
EghtesdaOnline: The 17th International Exhibition of Poultry, Livestock, and Related Industries, also known as IRAN PLEX 2018, is scheduled to open at Tehran International Fairground on September 6, the event’s website at www.miladgroup.net announced.