Kazakhstan intends to increase production of poultry meat
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 11
Kazakhstan intends to increase poultry production to 740,000 tons by 2027, the Kazakh media reported July 11.
The relevant measures have been envisaged in the program of development of the poultry industry for the next 10 years. The program has been developed by representatives of large poultry enterprises together with the Union of Poultry Farmers of Kazakhstan.
In addition, it is planned to increase egg production to 7.5 billion eggs by 2027, according to the program. The program also envisages that, the export of poultry meat will amount to 50,000 tons by 2021, and 150,000 tons - by 2027.
The growth of poultry meat production by 77 percent will be achieved through the creation of new projects and expansion of existing poultry farms, the Union of Poultry Farmers of Kazakhstan said in a statement. These are primarily the commissioning of the Makinsk poultry farm (50,000 tons), the expansion of production capacity of "Alel Agro" JSC to 100,000 tons and a number of other enterprises.
The self-sufficiency as per poultry meat is 51 percent, and as per commercial eggs-100 percent in Kazakhstan.