In the Russian Federation, the volume of turkey production by 2025 may reach 550 thousand tons, the Ministry of Agriculture said. Russia ranks fifth in the world in terms of turkey meat production. In 2020, turkey production increased by 19.4% to 330 thousand tons, according to the results of the first half of the year - by 6.3% to 172.3 thousand tons.
The development of the turkey breeding sub-sector was the main topic of the meeting of the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov with representatives of the National Association of Turkey Producers and the business community.
During the meeting, the participants discussed issues of veterinary welfare, the supply of breeding material, technical modernization, increasing production and expanding sales markets. Special attention was paid to state support of the sub-sector and mechanisms of agricultural insurance, including in the event of an emergency.