The government will consider the draft on leasing cattle

© AP Photo / Roman KoksarovКоровы. Archival photoThe government will consider the draft on leasing cattle© AP Photo / Roman Koksarov

The government of the Russian Federation at session on Thursday will consider a bill on the classification of object of leasing divorced in Russia of cattle specialized meat breeds, is spoken in the message of the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers.

According to the agriculture Ministry, currently in Russia about 85% of the beef produced from feedlot calves of dairy cattle breeds. To change the situation in sub-sectors of beef cattle and create conditions for the growth of a livestock of specialized beef cattle by using of the complex system of measures on development of production of cattle in the long term, reported the Cabinet of Ministers.

While increasing the number of cattle meat breeds is advantageously carried out at the expense of commercial breeding cattle specialized beef breeds reared on the territory of Russia (according to the Ministry of agriculture of Russia, in 2016 the number of commercial breeding cattle specialized beef breeds made up about 720 thousand heads).

In order to achieve the indicators of the state program of development of agriculture and regulation of markets of agricultural products, raw materials and food for 2013-2020 in the growth of a livestock of specialized beef cattle agricultural producers, according to the government, we need government support to buy and to transfer them in leasing this cattle.

The document proposed to amend the law «on financial lease (leasing)». The Ministry of agriculture, the costs of agricultural producers for the purchase of marketable livestock of specialized beef cattle compared to the purchase of pedigree cattle will be reduced by 18-20%.

The bill will allow to expand the base of suppliers of farm animals due to commercial breeding cattle specialized beef cattle obtained and grown on the territory of Russia, will have a positive impact on the development of domestic beef cattle, according to the government.

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