EghtesadOnline: There were 1.3 million livestock farms with at least one head of lightweight livestock or two heads of heavy livestock in Iran during the year ending Nov. 20, 2020, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.
EghtesadOnline: 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.
EghtesadOnline: Imports of livestock and poultry feed saw a 5% decline in weight and a 7% decrease in value to reach 11.3 million tons worth $3.33 billion in nine months to Dec. 20.
EghtesadOnline: Imports of livestock and poultry feed saw a 10% decline in weight and an 18% decrease in value to reach 8.52 million tons worth $2.37 billion in the seven months ending Oct. 21, the news outlet of Iran Feed Grain Importers Union reported.
EghtesadOnline: The number of importers of livestock and poultry feed raw materials has reduced by 70% in the first half of the current year (March 20-Sept. 21).
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.