239.5 million lira support in sheep and goat farming
MUSTAFA ÇALKAYA - Turkey in small ruminants sector, lots of enlargement and renovation work to businesses in the shepherd's employment was provided this year by a total of 239.5 million pounds support.
According to the compilation made by the AA correspondent from the report submitted to the TBMM Plan and Budget Committee by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, it is aimed to increase the income of the breeder by increasing the presence of sheep and goats with the support of growing and renewing sheep livestock.
This support was included in the scope of animal husbandry supports last year. Within the scope of "Herd Growing and Renewal Support in Small Ruminants", a support payment of 186.9 million lira was made for 1 million 869 thousand 359 small ruminants to 71 thousand 764 enterprises in 80 provinces this year.
Within the scope of the shepherd employment support, 52.6 million lira was paid to 10 thousand 530 enterprises in 70 provinces this year. Thus, a total of 239.5 million lira was given to producers within the scope of these supports.
- "The number of ovine animals exceeded 55 million"
The Turkey Breeding Sheep and Goat Breeders Central Union (TÜDKİYEB) Chairman Nihat Çelik, the support given to the sheep husbandry in recent years, said they saw a positive impact on the sector, "the support given to the animal in an increase in the number of animals have very large share. Sheep count, as of June 55 million exceeded. " said.
Reminding that Bekir Pakdemirli, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, said that the amount of animal husbandry support this year will reach 6.6 billion lira by the end of the year, Çelik said:
"With the latest livestock support for the year 2020, brood sheep support was increased from 25 lira to 30 lira per animal, and brood goat support from 25 lira to 35 lira. An additional support payment of 2 lira per brood sheep and brood goat was paid to our nomadic breeders. Only Mardin, Siirt and Şırnak with an additional 20 TL worth of rootstock angora goat support was extended to all provinces. For the first time this year, it was decided to pay an additional 10 TL for angora produced within the scope of contracted production. "
- DITAP support will also be provided
Drawing attention to the Digital Agricultural Market Platform (DITAP) support for the first time this year, Çelik said that the producers who market their animal products through DITAP and the breeders who procure their livestock through this platform will be paid support over the specified period, unit price and criteria. .
Emphasizing that farmers and growers continue to produce without any disruption, when sufficient and stable support is given, when basic problems, especially input costs, are solved, Çelik said:
"Our country has an incredible potential in sheep and goat breeding. When sufficient support is given and the costs are reduced to a reasonable level, there is a production boom. As a matter of fact, we clearly see this in sheep farming. The number of small ruminants has doubled in the last 10-11 years. supports art%