In 2009, egg production in Belarus continued to increase, but more slowly than 2008’s growth of 5.6%. Belarusian farms produced 3.40 billion eggs in 2009, an increase of 2.8% compared with the previous year.

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Production of livestock and poultry for slaughter in Belarus increased by 10.0% year-on-year to 1.33 million tons liveweight in 2009, following annual growth of 2.8% in 2008. Egg producers plan to modernize a number of poultry production facilities in 2010 in order to further increase their production and sales.