Government agencies seek to provide the necessary support to the poultry sector within the direction of replacing import substitutes and supporting local production in order to ensure the return of all stalled poultry to work and production.
Dr. Osama Hammoud, Director of Animal Production at the Ministry of Agriculture, told SANA that the government has allocated 6 billion pounds to support the animal production sector, including 3 billion for poultry. "About 3500 domesticated ceased to work in the hot areas and as a result of the high prices of labor requirements and production continued in 6094 domesticated total production of about 3.5 billion eggs and 58 million broilers sufficient domestic consumption.
Hamoud pointed to the completion of a comprehensive survey of all the poultry houses to find out the reasons for their cessation and find appropriate ways to re-take off according to the plan set to restore this sector to its previous support in the process of economic development through the export of surplus to foreign markets and support the stability of the material in the local market. .
Hamoud pointed out that the poultry sector of the sectors that suffered significant damage led to the departure of more than 3000 domesticated work, and thus the loss of a large proportion of production of eggs and broilers and the occurrence of price fluctuations and instability in the local market with the cessation of the export process in addition to the randomness that prevails in the work and the absence of regulation in the presence of 2071 Unlicensed domestication constitutes 22% of the total operating establishments spread mainly in the governorates of Hama, Rural Damascus and Tartous.
He outlined the problems faced by the poultry sector, such as sharp price fluctuations, which exposed producers to significant losses, high production costs, the difficulty of securing labor supplies, and the interruption of many poultry production due to lack of funding, sabotage due to terrorism or shifting to other works. Mechanism to support this sector and put it into practice, especially in dealing with the reasons for stopping work, reducing fees, providing developmental loans supported by benefits, and finding marketing and storage solutions that contribute to the stability of the production process and not subjecting breeders to loss. T consumers and higher prices.
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