Indonesia: Ministry of Agriculture encourages strengthening the downstream and structuring of chicken egg supply chain

Chicken Egg
Published Mar 26, 2022

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Responding to the fluctuating and low price of broiler eggs at the farmer level, the Ministry of Agriculture emphasized the importance of strengthening the downstream aspect and the egg supply chain. This was conveyed by the Director General of Livestock and Animal Health (Dirjen PKH), Nasrullah during the National Meeting of Laying Chicken People's Breeders in Yogyakarta (24/03).

Original content – Nasrullah said that currently the national egg production cannot be called excessive. Based on prognostic data, aggregate egg production in 2022 is 5.9 million tons, the need is 5.3 million tons and there is a potential surplus of 615 thousand tons for national food reserves and export potential. “Our surplus is only 11% and this is very little compared to other countries' food reserves. if it is well-organized in downstreaming and distribution, then there will be no problems,” said Dr. Gen. PKH Nasrullah. He said, the excess production of broiler eggs is for national food reserves, in case of an emergency, where all countries must have food reserves. "The Ministry of Agriculture has counted chicken seeds with the Grand Parent Stock (GPS) classification of laying hens (layer) and there is no indication that it is excessive, if it is proposed for an early dismissal, then who will be responsible, if an outbreak occurs in our country, this is certainly very ...
Source: Wartatani
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