Azerbaijan - Animal husbandry

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Azerbaijan has some 2.2 million ha (5.4 million acres) of permanent pasture. The livestock population in 1999 included 13,000,000 chickens, 5,132,000 sheep, 1,900,000 cattle, 371,000 goats, 26,000 pigs, and 56,000 horses. Meat production in 1999 amounted to 103,000 tons, almost three-fourths of which was beef and mutton. In 1999, about 991,000 tons of cow's milk, 29,000 tons of eggs, and 10,000 tons of greasy wool were produced.

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