Cuba - Animal husbandry

In the state sector, milk production in 2001 amounted to 621,700 tons (431,000 during 1989–91) and egg production reached 67,500 tons (120,000 tons during 1989–91). Livestock in 2001 included an estimated four million head of cattle, 1.3 million hogs, 400,000 horses, 967,000 sheep, 291,000 goats, and 11.2 million chickens. The populations of most livestock species have declined since 1990, as a result of input shortages from the worsening economy. Honey production in 2001 was an estimated 6,600 tons, the highest in the Caribbean.

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