Congo, Democratic Republic of the (DROC) - Animal husbandry
In 2001, domestic meat production was an estimated 214,000 tons, but only half of the meat demand is met domestically. The number of head of cattle in 2001 was estimated at 1,000,000, found in the higher eastern regions, above the range of the tsetse fly. ONDE, a state agency, manages large ranches, mainly in Shaba and West Kasai. The number of goats in 2001 was estimated at 4,067,000; hogs totaled 1,000,000; and sheep, 912,000.