August 3, 2022


Significant drop in Sri Lanka's production of milk, eggs and poultry

 

 

Sri Lanka's production of milk, eggs and poultry has dropped significantly, the country's Ministry of Agriculture said.


Domestic liquid milk production decreased by 19.8%, egg production by 34.9% and chicken meat production by 12.1%.


The ministry stated that the lack of proper production of animal feed is the main cause of this situation.


A senior official of the ministry said that steps have been taken to give priority to maize production to overcome this situation.


- Colombo Page

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