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Liquid milk import in Jammu and Kashmir ticks up, poultry down

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J&K Govt facing shortage of bureaucratsJammu: Jammu and Kashmir has seen an increase in import of liquid milk up to February last fiscal while the corresponding figures for eggs, chicken, sheep and goats have turned lower.

As much as 95.38 thousand metric tonnes (TMT) of liquid milk have been imported through Lakhanpur inter-state border terminal, up to February in 2014-15, from 76.61 TMT in 2013-14 and 72.16 TMT in 2012-13, official data of the state government showed.

In contrast, 55.23 crore eggs came in under the said period in 2014-15, against 66.1 crore and 59.69 crore in 2013-14 and 2012-13.

According to the figures, import of one-day chicks dropped to 5.26 crore in 2014-15, from 5.59 crore in 2013-14.


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