St. Lucia - Animal husbandry

Production in almost every category of animal husbandry is insufficient to satisfy local demand. There are only 12,400 head of cattle on the island, mostly grazing in the middle altitudes of the central mountain region; milk production covers only about 25% of local demand. There were also an estimated 12,500 sheep, 14,750 pigs, and 9,800 goats on the island in 2001. St. Lucia has attained self-sufficiency in pork and egg production. Egg production was about 516 tons in 2001.

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