During January-April period of 2010, mixed fodder production volumes in Belarus totaled 1.05 mln tonnes, an increase of 12.1% compared to the same period of the previous year, declared the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus (Belstat).
During January-April, organizations of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus increased mixed fodder production by 10.7% compared to the same period of 2009, to 952.8 thsd tonnes, including the production volumes of enterprises of the department of bakery products - up 10.8%, to 884.5 thsd tonnes.
Juridical entities without the departmental affiliation produced 75.2 thsd tonnes of mixed fodder commodities, up 30.9% compared to the level of the same period of 2009.
According to Belstat information, in January-April period 2010, Belarus produced 3.9 thsd tonnes of feed mixes, down 21.6% compared to January-April of 2009, 17.3 thsd tonnes of premixes (up 19.1%). The enterprises of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food produced the major volumes of the products.
As of May 1, 2010, the carry-over stocks of mixed fodder at the storages totaled 18.7% of monthly production level, feed mixes - 10.6%, premixes - 21.5%.