Poultry Production on Malta

by 5m Editor
10 February 2009, at 7:05am

MALTA - There are 268 poultry farms in the Republic, according to a report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.

Of the total, 216 farms are on the island of Malta, with the remaining 52 farms on the neighbouring islands of Gozo and Comino. Total annual egg production is 97.549 million

The report, Malta - Exporter Guide - Road Map to Malta 2009 adds that the Republic of Malta is a small, densely populated island nation situated in the Mediterranean Sea. The country's official languages are Maltese and English, although there are strong historical ties to Italian due to the proximity to Italy. Malta gained its independence from Britain in 1964 and joined the European Union on 1 May 2004. Malta adopted the Euro on 1 January 2008.

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.