ISTANBUL

Turkey’s hen egg production increased by 1.2% to 1.69 billion units in November 2019 on a yearly basis, the country’s statistical authority revealed Monday.

The hen egg production increased by 1.3% to reach 18.15 billion units during the first 11 months of 2019, TurkStat data showed.

The number of slaughtered chicken (95,013 units) and chicken meat production (168,007 tons) dropped by 5.4% and 3.7% year-on-year in November.

In November, turkey meat production rose by 7.2% to reach 5,310 tons.

The country produced over 2 million tons of chicken and turkey meat, during the first 11 months of 2019.

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