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16 Января, 2020 16:57

PM Mamin held meeting on livestock development

Prime Minister Askar Mamin chaired a meeting devoted to the development of livestock, Strategy2050.kz reports with reference to the press service of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.

PM Mamin held meeting on livestock development | Strategy2050.kz

Minister of Agriculture Saparkhan Omarov reported on measures taken to increase the number of cattle and beef production, the potential of the regions for the development of beef cattle breeding.

According to preliminary data, in 2019 the gross output of livestock products in the country amounted to 2,306 billion tenge, which is 12.5% ​​more than the level of the corresponding period of the previous year.

The number of cattle increased by 4% to 7.4 million heads, horses - by 6.8% to 2.8 million heads, poultry - by 2% to 44.3 million heads, sheep by 2.7 % to 16.9 million heads, camels - by 3.5% to 214.8 thousand heads, pigs - by 2.9% to 822.2 thousand heads.

Production in slaughter weight of poultry meat increased by 16% to 223 thousand tons, beef - by 5% to 501.4 thousand tons, horse meat - by 4.3% to 132 thousand tons, lamb - by 0.8% to 152 thousand tons, pork - by 0.3% to 86 thousand tons.

In 2019, 115.7 billion tenge was allocated to subsidize the development of livestock breeding and increase the productivity of the industry. 840 family farms received loans for the purchase of 82.2 thousand heads of cattle.

The implementation of the agreement on the principles of participation in the development of the modern agro-multi-protein industry in Kazakhstan, signed in December 2019 with the American company Tyson Foods, will give a great impetus to the development of livestock farming. At the first stage, it is planned to build in Kazakhstan a modern meat processing complex with a capacity of about 2 thousand heads per day. The enterprise will not only meet the needs of the Kazakhstani market, but also export products to foreign markets, helping to ensure the country's annual agricultural profit of more than $ 1 billion.

The meeting participants discussed measures to increase the number of livestock, its productivity, ensure the loading of feedlots and strengthen the forage base.

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