Delijan city exports 3,941 tons livestock and poultry raw materials
Khomein, Markazi prov, Dec 24, IRNA - Chief of Delijan Veterinary Organization Sajjad Qasemi said that 3,941 tons of raw livestock and poultry products have been exported abroad during the Iranian current calendar year (started on March 20).
He told IRNA on Saturday that products were exported to Iraq, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Hong Kong, Turkey, Vietnam and Thailand.
'The exported products included 2,341 tons of chicken meat and 1,600 tons of chicken stock powder', Qasemi said.
Due to the outbreak of avian influenza, the volume indicated a fall of 20% compared to the same period last year, he added.
He noted that 98% of the exported chicken meat by Markazi province is produced in Delijan.