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Golden eggs and imported chickens: Problems and prospects for the development of poultry farming in North Kazakhstan

Published Feb 9, 2024

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North Kazakhstan produces eggs at a rate four times higher than the population's needs, with up to 700 million eggs per year, but relies on imports for nearly 40% of its poultry meat. To stabilize prices and increase local production, loans have been issued to local poultry farms and two new farms with their own incubators are under construction. The region also benefits from the 'Auyl Amanaty' program, which supports the opening of small industries in rural areas, including poultry farms. The region aims to be self-sufficient in poultry meat within two years.
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The North Kazakhstan region produces eggs in volumes four times higher than the population's needs, but depends on imports of poultry meat for almost 40%. The Kazinform agency correspondent spoke with the head of the department of agriculture and land relations, Meiram Mendybaev, about the prospects for the development of poultry farming in the region. The constantly rising price of eggs has been the topic of discussion No. 1 for several months now. The region produces up to 700 million eggs per year, which is more than four times higher than the population’s needs. Against this background, the price increase raises many questions. M. Mendybaev explained that the final cost of eggs consists of many factors. - Rising prices for feed and feed additives, medicines, transportation, utilities, packaging, which is not produced in our region, an increase in the wage fund for poultry farm employees - all this affects the cost. From 2022, poultry farms do not receive subsidies for egg ...
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