Central African Republic - Animal husbandry

Although most of the Republic is in the tsetse fly belt, some animal husbandry is carried on. In 2001 there were an estimated 3,200,000 head of cattle, 2,763,000 goats, 707,000 pigs, and 234,000 sheep. About 96,000 tons of meat were produced in 2001, with beef accounting for 62%. Cow's milk production was around 63,000 tons the same year. There were an estimated 4,389,000 chickens in 2001 when some 1,400 tons of eggs were produced. Honey production amounted to 13,000 tons in 2001.

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