On May 14, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan summed up the work of the livestock industry for 4 months of 2019. The meeting was held by the head of the department of the livestock development Siren Nigmatzyanov.
The event was attended by consultants on animal husbandry, heads of breeding services of agricultural and food departments in municipal districts, specialists of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan.
At the beginning of the meeting Siren Nigmatzyanov introduced the audience with the results of animal husbandry for 4 months of the current year. In his speech, he focused on the issues of milk and meat production, as well as the safety of livestock.
Today, the size of cattle in the republic is 723.0 thousand heads, including 241.6 thousand cows. For 4 months of this year, agricultural enterprises produced 430.2 thousand tons of milk (104% compared to last year), 132.7 thousand tons (102% by 2018) of cattle and poultry were produced (grown), including cattle - 32.9.9 thousand tons, pigs - 29.4 (104%), poultry 69.7 (102%), calf litter - totaled - 109.1 thousand heads.
According to Siren Nigmatzyanov, the number of cattle since the beginning of the year has increased in Mamadyshsky, Baltasinsky, Kukmorsky, Buinsky, Chistopolsky, Drozhzhanovsky districts.
In Almetyevsk, Nizhnekamsk, Alkeevsk, Baltasinsky, Nurlatsky, Kukmorsky, Tukayevsky, Aktanyshsky, Sabinsky, Buinsky districts, the largest increase in milk production is observed.
Rishat Zaripov, the Head of the Main State Agricultural Management Department of Breeding in Animal Husbandry of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tatarstan, also made a report. He announced the results of work on the reproduction of cattle and noted the positive rates of obtaining calves.
In his speech, Rishat Zaripov urged not to buy breeding livestock without ready breeding certificates and asked the owners of private farms to provide information about individuals who are ready to provide artificial insemination services. At the end of the speech, he noted that in order to receive equipment for artificial insemination, individuals must be registered as self-employed.
Heads of selection and breeding services of Mendeleevsky and Tetyushsky districts also reported on the results of their work.