In the poultry industry of Kazakhstan since 2010 growth in production of domestic poultry plants amounted to 136.4 percent. Financial support of investment projects by “KazAgro” national holding encouraged positive dynamics of development of the industry, said the President of the Union of Poultry Breeders of Kazakhstan Ruslan Sharipov. According to the head of the public association, in 2010 there were 12 of poultry plants of meat direction, currently 19 ones operate. Today, industrial poultry in Kazakhstan is one of the most developed livestock industries.
The head of the Union of Poultry Breeders expressed his view on the development of the industry at the joint visit with the national mass media to Almaty region to a new poultry plant of meat direction “Sary-Bulak” Ltd. As reported, the high-tech poultry complex with capacity of 20 thousand tons of poultry produced the first 10 thousand tons and began delivery to regions of the country, as well as to Omsk, Novosibirsk cities of neighboring Russia. The project worth initially 7.4 billion tenge is funded by “KazAgro”. Poultry plants of the company today employed 550 people, in addition, the company provides employment to more than 60 peasant farms which supply the production with various types of feed (wheat, soy, sunflower, etc.).
In general, today in agriculture of Kazakhstan “KazAgro” national holding has funded 26 projects related to the construction of poultry plants of meat and egg direction. Their total capacity is 85 thousand tons of poultry meat and 654.1 million eggs. The total amount of funding – 30.2 billion tenge. The main program administrator of the holding programs related to the implementation of investment projects in the industry – “KazAgroFinance” JSC.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture currently the industrial poultry breeding of the republic is represented by 56 existing poultry plants, including 37 ones of egg direction and 19 broiler productive direction. For 2014 the poultry stock in all categories increased by 3.0% and amounted to 35 181.9 thousand heads, increasing of number of birds in the poultry plants – by 6.5% and amounted to 22 821.8 thousand heads.
At the beginning of 2015, the investment portfolio of “KazAgro” National holding has 477 projects worth 309.1 billion tenge. Total commissioned 365 projects worth 221.4 billion tenge, including in 2014 – 73 investment projects. According to the holding in 2015 it is planned to commission 75 investment projects with total cost of 50 billion tenge.