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Kazakhstani factories provide formula feed for only 48% of the demand
Friday, 22 September 2017 09:08

In Kazakhstan, there is not enough domestic formula feed.

According to statistical data, over the past 5 years there has been a positive trend in the increase in production of complete feed in Kazakhstan - from 498 thousand tons in 2012 to 960.0 thousand tons in 2016. The workload was 35%.

Currently, the total demand for livestock husbandry and poultry breeding in complete feed is about 5 million tons per year. The capacities of feed mills available in the country make it possible to provide agricultural animals with formula feed for 48% of the total demand. At the same time last year the actual supply of formula feed by domestic producers was 20%.

At the beginning of the current year, about 70 enterprises for the production of formula feed with a total production capacity of 2.4 million tons of products, including 2 enterprises located in the capital, has operated in the republic.

As it was announced during the press tour to the plant for the production of formula feed for animals and poultry, "ALiKS" LLP operating in Astana city, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, by 2021 it is planned to increase the production of formula feed in the country from 1.0 to 2.5 million tons per year, reports the IA “Kazakh-Zerno”.

"For the development of the formula feed industry under the State Program of the AIC for 2017-2021 the following state support measures are provided: cheapening of formula feed produced by feed mills and sold to agricultural cooperatives engaged in the production of livestock products; cheapening up to 50% of the cost of feed for farm animals," said the head of the department of processing of plant products of the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan.

In order to increase the volume of production of formula feed and export of popular products within the framework of ongoing work to diversify the structure of sown areas, it is planned to expand the acreage of barley, oats, grain maize.




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