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TURKSTAT; 2.1 M TONNES OF CHICKEN MEAT AND 19.8 B UNITS OF HEN EGGS PRODUCED IN 2020

Country produced over 2.1M tonnes of chicken meat, 19.8 B units of hen eggs last year, according to TurkStat (TÜİK)…

Turkey’s chicken meat production was over 2.1 million tonnes in 2020, according to data released by the country’s statistical authority on Thursday.

The figure marked a 0.1% fall on an annual basis, TurkStat said in a statement.

The number of slaughtered chickens was down 0.5% to 1.2 billion.

The country produced 58,212 tonnes of turkey meat in 2020, 2.4% less than the previous year.

The total figure for chicken and turkey meat production was almost 2.2 million tonnes, the data showed.

Hen egg production in Turkey slipped 0.6% to nearly 19.8 billion units, TurkStat said.

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