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NUMBER OF CATTLE, SHEEP AND GOATS REACHES 74 MILLION…

The number of ovine and bovine animals reached to 73.7 million, according to TURKSTAT (Turkish Statistical Institute). According to the data of TURKSTAT’s “Animal Production Statistics”, the number of cattle in the first half rose 4.2 percent to 18 million 615 thousand head, in the same period ovine number increased …

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THE NUMBER OF SHEEP AND GOATS EXCEEDS 55 MILLION…

The number of ovine animals has exceeded 55 million… Stating that positive results of supports given to ovine breeding have been obtained, Chairman of Sheep and Goat Breeders’ Association of Turkey (TÜDKİYEB) Nihat Çelik said, “The number of sheep and goats has exceeded 55 million.” Emphasizing that the positive results …

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OSMAN AKAR: ERZURUM IS THE CAPITAL OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Osman Akar, Erzurum Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry, made an assessment of the situation after the Feast of Sacrifice. Akar said, “We shipped more than 30 thousand cattle, nearly 32 thousand small ruminants outside the province. Erzurum is the capital of livestock farming.” Erzurum province, one of Turkey’s most …

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REMAINING SACRIFICIALS TO BE PURCHASED BY ESK…

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli stated that the breeders who could not sell their sacrificials will not be victimized and the Meat and Milk Institute (ESK) will take the remaining animals. Minister Pakdemirli said in a written statement that this year there were 1.2 million cattle and 3.6 …

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“WE WILL INTRODUCE TURKISH BREAKFAST TO THE WORLD”

Press release… Dairy products manufacturer Kaya Farm, created widespread breakfast market chain of Turkey, attained a 40 percent growth in the first of 2020. Kaya Farm, which has become popular especially in cheese varieties, aims to carry the success achieved in retail in the domestic market across the border. Kaya …

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BAYBURT HONEY GETS GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION…

Rector of Bayburt University Dr. Selçuk Coşkun said that Bayburt honey, which has proved to have a unique consistency, brightness, aroma and nutritional values, differs from other honeys. 100 hives distributed to beekeepers who attended the vocational course… Stating that they have established Beekeeping Research and Application Centre, Dr. Coşkun …

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OVER 20 THOUSAND TONS OF HONEY PRODUCTION EXPECTED IN ORDU PROVINCE THIS YEAR…

Beekeepers expect the increase of yield compared to last season in Ordu province where one of the leading honey producing regions across Turkey. In Ordu, where the most important source of livelihood after the hazelnut is beekeeping and 2 thousand 700 active beekeepers produce honey in approximately 530 thousand hives. …

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“BREEDING ANIMALS SHOULD NOT BE SLAUGHTERED AS SACRIFICIALS”

Turkey Cattle Breeders’ Association (TDSYMB) Vice President and Ardahan Provincial Cattle Breeders’ Association President Yunus Baydar said that breeding animals should not be selected as sacrificials for the future of production. Stating that 1.2 million cattle and 3.5 million sheep and goats are expected to be slaughtered this year, Baydar …

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WHEY POWDER EXPORTED TO CHINA FROM TEKİRDAĞ…

A ceremony was held in Tekirdağ province on account of exporting the whey powder to China produced at the MAYBİ factory. Speaking at the ceremony, Chairman of the Board of Yazgan Group of Companies, Vural Yazgan, said that by processing 1.5 million litres of whey daily, they obtain 70-75 tons …

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EASTERN BLACK SEA REGION EXPORTS 22.5 MILLION DOLLARS OF FISH OIL…

In the first half of the year, 22.5 million dollars of fish oil was exported from the Eastern Black Sea Region. Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Eastern Black Sea Exporters’ Association (DKİB), made a statement to the AA (Anadolu Agency) correspondent regarding the export of …

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