Hungary Cattle Stock Edges Down 2% in a Year
Hungarian farmers' stock of cattle fell 2% year-on-year to 885,300 on December 1, a biannual survey by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) shows, according to a report by state news wire MTI.
The stock of dairy cows was practically unchanged at 418,000.
The price of feed for dairy cows rose 31% to HUF 148,000 per tonne last year, while the price of feed for cattle in the growing phase climbed 38% to HUF 127,000 per tonne, KSH noted.
Farm gate prices for cattle for slaughter increased 36% to HUF 657/kg.
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