Cattle population as of December 2023

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Cattle population[1] in December 2023 reached 6,435.5 thousand heads and was lower by 0.2% in comparison to December of last year. The decrease in the total number of cattle herd resulted from a decrease in the population of all heard age groups except cattle 2 years or over.

In December 2023, the cattle population was 6,435.5 thousand heads and was by 12.8 thousand heads (0.2%) lower than a year earlier, while in comparison to the number of the heads in June 2023, the population was by 75.8 thousand heads higher (1.2%).

[1] Data from the Animal Identification and Registration System (IRZ) of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture; cattle population by herd location.