Croatia - Animal husbandry

About 32% of the total land area consists of pastures. In 2001, there were 1,234,000 pigs, 438,000 cattle, 539,000 sheep, 93,000 goats, 10,000 horses, and 11,747,000 chickens. That year, 179,000 tons of meat were produced, including 115,000 tons of pork, 34,000 tons of poultry, 26,000 tons of beef, and 2,000 tons of mutton. Milk production in 2001 totaled 665,000 tons; eggs, 47,000 tons; and cheese, 24,000 tons. Cattle breeding accounts for about 50% of agriculture's contribution to the GDP.

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