Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (DPRK) - Animal husbandry



Since the 1950s, a major effort has been made to increase corn and fodder supplies, to improve breeding practices, and to raise sharply the numbers of livestock in all categories. In 2001, livestock totals were estimated as follows: cattle, 1,570,000 head; hogs, 3,137,000; sheep, 189,000; goats, 2,566,000; and horses, 47,000. Livestock raising is generally associated with the state farms. Meat produced in 2001 totaled 210,000 tons; milk, 92,000; and eggs, 120,000.

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