Veterinarian Dr. Walid Al-Masri, head of the Animal Production Department in the Daraa Agriculture Directorate, stated that the number of poultry farms licensed for white meat production in Daraa is 742 farms distributed throughout the governorate, pointing out that there are 120 farms for egg production, of which 80 are still in the process of operation. And production.
The breeders and owners of feed factories in Daraa believe that the exorbitant increase in breeding costs has forced a large number of breeders to stop production, as 80 percent of operating farms have gone out of service, and the production of feed factories has decreased to about 20 percent of their actual production capacity during the past months due to the weakness of importing fodder from Before poultry owners.
The breeders called for an end to the rise in feed prices or to increase the quantities allocated within the fodder cycles opened by the General Fodder Corporation, which would positively affect the reduction of broiler and egg prices, which had reached limits that exceeded the citizen's purchasing power.
In its circular issued on August 17th, the Internal Trade Directorate in Daraa set the prices of slaughtered and cleaned live chicken at 3,450 liras per kilo for the consumer, and an egg dish weighing 1801 grams and above at 3,950 pounds.
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