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In addition to crop production, animal husbandry is one of the most important sectors for Adana. Of the total 1,080,000 animals in 29,500 livestock holdings, 265,500 are cattle, 814,500 are lamb and goats. In addition, there are 7,250,000 poultry reared for carnivorous and egg production, while the number of beehives used in honey production is 670 thousand.

According to data from the 2018 Adana ranks 6th in Turkey with its agricultural production capacity by combined evaluation of vegetable production, animal production and livestock value data.

Adana province also has an importance place in aquaculture production. Thanks to the Sturgean, which is raised only and as the first time in Adana, black caviar production is also carried out. It also has a very important place in the production of gray mullet caviar (yellow caviar) obtained from the Mediterranean coasts. In 2018, 6,200 tons of 8,000 tons of aquaculture production was obtained from seas with 280 fishing vessels and 1800 tons from aquaculture production.

When we say fishery products in Adana; Shrimp, Blue Crab, Squid, Mussels, Lagos fish, Mullet, Sea Bass, Sea bream, Sea snail, Mullet caviar, Sturgeon caviar, Trout, Silvery Carp, Adana Pearl Fish, Whiskered Fish, Acorns come to the fore.