Export of livestock products earns Iran a revenue of dlrs 3.4 billion a year, declared the Head of the Institute of Research on Livestock Sciences Mohammad-Ali Kamali in Karaj, Tehran province, on Saturday, IRNA reported.
Kamali told IRNA that red meat, chicken, eggs, milk and honey are the main livestock products of Iran.
He said that annual per capita red meat consumption in Iran stands at 11.5 kilograms, much below the global level which is 26 kgs, excluding pork.
He added that 741,600,000 tons of red meat are annually produced in Iran.
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