BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 23. Amendments and additions were made to the rules of subsidizing the development of livestock breeding, increasing the yield and quality of livestock products for subsidizing eggs production in Kazakhstan, Trend reports via the press service of the Agriculture Ministry.
"The rules will come into effect on June 30, 2022 - after 10 calendar days following their official publication. Thus, the local egg farms will be able to apply for subsidies in the amount of three tenge (0.6 cents) per produced egg from July 1,” the ministry said. “This year, 6.5 billion tenge ($14 million) has been allocated from the state budget to subsidize production of eggs. In 2021, 4.3 billion tenge ($9.5 million) was allocated to support egg poultry farming.”
According to the ministry, as of May 1, 2022, the number of poultry birds in Kazakhstan increased by 3.7 percent to 47.1 million compared to the same date of last year. The production volume of chicken eggs increased by 12.1 percent and amounted to over 1.5 million eggs.
The demand of the domestic market with eggs is met for 100 percent, added the ministry.