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Table 16A : Poultry Population by District (All Types)
District
Number of
For Egg Production
For Meat Production
Local
Poultry Total
Other Species
Poultry Farms
Laying Hens
Chicks Including Brooders
Broilers Including Brooders
Laying Hens
Cock Birds and Others
Ducks
Turkeys
Colombo 1,638 277,124 73,469 321,558 11,411 46,267 729,829 321 900
Gampaha 8,520 162,324 88,100 736,152 100,813 79,596 1,166,985 1,603 2,410
Kalutara 4,408 172,160 75,979 181,701 80,528 85,885 596,253 2,239 3,848
Kandy 5,972 200,633 103,341 271,374 99,551 53,196 728,095 457 837
Matale 5,678 80,142 23,580 86,591 34,940 37,114 262,367 831 516
Nuwara Eliya 1,898 11,758 8,604 28,724 33,504 22,580 105,170 165 240
Galle 3,320 98,635 29,086 51,546 63,284 19,139 261,690 440 470
Matara 2,149 72,035 22,997 21,631 31,792 41,400 189,855 128 221
Hambantota 2,578 58,608 22,900 47,824 29,950 62,285 221,567 163 351
Jaffna 16,582 39,540 15,739 9,592 87,675 28,994 181,540 200 277
Mannar 4,116 7,226 2,416 3,107 28,009 20,270 61,028 392 67
Vavuniya 5,376 37,721 6,883 98,657 32,289 25,970 201,520 488 246
Mullaitivu 8,936 24,159 2,793 2,157 48,700 40,316 118,125 327 168
Kilinochchi 10,789 6,289 5,426 3,634 81,668 46,418 143,435 326 88
Batticaloa 6,264 14,084 4,866 7,318 66,002 49,797 142,067 99 430
Ampara 6,222 35,353 11,581 19,131 32,462 39,350 137,877 209 462
Trincomalee 4,828 10,705 5,745 8,064 31,170 19,355 75,039 192 139
Kurunegala 20,903 1,670,016 413,435 1,333,381 263,680 278,627 3,959,139 1,789 6,486
Puttalam 18,437 318,380 138,768 1,032,338 159,291 111,448 1,760,225 1,504 13,303
Anuradhapura 12,818 105,281 60,136 340,739 268,665 319,326 1,094,147 10,474 6,916
Polonnaruwa 3,525 30,319 7,823 60,967 23,977 34,399 157,485 365 422
Badulla 3,957 37,538 11,331 39,032 40,923 61,243 190,067 226 5,710
Moneragala 4,919 20,259 6,125 16,148 32,063 79,595 154,190 210 653
Ratnapura 3,037 34,142 21,154 98,971 21,520 37,999 213,786 424 2,378
Kegalle 3,490 66,847 26,861 113,426 25,683 19,248 252,065 368 1,017
Sri Lanka
170,360 3,591,278 1,189,138 4,933,763 1,729,550 1,659,817 13,103,546 23,940 48,555
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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