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Turkey's poultry production slipped in 2020

Country produced over 2.1M tons of chicken meat, 19.8B units of hen eggs last year, according to TurkStat

Yunus Girgin   | 11.02.2021
Turkey's poultry production slipped in 2020

ANKARA

Turkey's chicken meat production was over 2.1 million tons 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 tons 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 tons, the data showed.

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

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