High input prices impact poultry, swine and dairy production

The high value of animal nutrition inputs drives up operating costs and impacts chicken, pork and milk production in Santa Cruz, Beni and Cochabamba. 80% of production costs in the sector are feed. The imbalance in the supply of grains transcends in animal nutrition and impacts milk production, which, on average, fell from 7,000 to 5,000 litres in recent weeks.