Providing the Need of Red Meat in Turkey

Kadir KARAKUŞ, Hasan ÇELİKYÜREK, Turgut AYGÜN

Abstract


Turkey is known as an agricultural country. However, the country is now in the position that produces insufficient and imported red meat. If red meat imports continue, milk imports will also be inevitable. With the migration of people gathering livestock to the cities, the production has reached the end of production. Consideration of the production of meat and milk together, the increase of meat production in each region of the country, especially the increase in the number of small ruminants, and accordingly, the weight of carcasses per animal should be raised. For cattle production; the import of butchery animal must be abandoned. For breeding material, cross breeds of domestic breeds and combined breeds should be used. The organization should urgently be made for the production and the marketing in the sector. Also, employees should be under social security. In small and medium sized enterprises, state economic institutions and state support are essential for input, production and marketing. Red meat consumption habits should be determined on a regional basis. This will also lead to the creation of new organizations in the region through meat production. It is important that all relevant breeders and organizations take active part in the establishment of agricultural policies.

Keywords


Red meat, meat import, Turkey

Full Text:

PDF

References


Anonymous, 2018a. Agricultural Products Markets. Red meat. https://arastirma.tarim.gov.tr/tepge/Belgeler/ (Date of access:January 30, 2018).

Anonymous, 2018b. Import is Rising, Red Meat Production is Falling. https://www.gumruktv.com.tr/ithalat-artiyor-kirmizi-et-uretimi-dusuyor (Date of access: January 30, 2018).

Anonymous, 2018c. https://www.haberler.com/yilda-1-milyon-173-bin-ton-kirmizi-et-uretiyoruz-9606533-haberi/ (Date of access: January 30, 2018).

ESK, 2016. 2016 Sector Assessment Report. Et ve Süt Kurumu, Ankara.

Anonymous, 2018c. http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/haberleri/hayvan-ithalati (Date of access: 20 November 2018).

Karacan, R. 2017. Demand for red meat in Turkey, White Meat Consumption and Evaluation of Income Distribution.

Karakuş, K. 2011. Turkey's importation of live animals and red meat overview. Iğdır Üniv.Fen Bilimleri Derg. 1(1): 75-79.

Kaymakçı, M., Taşkın, T., Mutaf, S., Kumlu, S., Yalçın, S., Koşum, N., Koyuncu, M., Ün, C., Önenç, A.,Karaca, O. 2010. Turkey breeding production strategy. Türkiye Ziraat Mühendisliği VII. Teknik Kongresi Bildirileri, 11-15 Ocak s:1055-1070, Ankara.

Pesmen,G., Yardimci, M., 2008. General situation of animal husbandry in Turkey in the accession process to the European Union.Vet Hekim Derg. 79(3): 51-56.

Saygın, Ö., Demirbaş, N. 2017. Current Situation of the Red Meat Sector and Solutions in Turkey. Hayvansal Üretim 58(1): 74-80.

Tosun, D., Demirbaş, N. 2012. Food safety in meat and meat products industry in Turkey, problems and suggestions. Uludağ Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi 26(1):93-10.

TÜIK, 2018. Red Meat Production Statistics, IV. Çeyrek: Ekim - Aralık, 2017. Sayı: 27703.12 Şubat. Türkiye İstatistik Kurumu, Ankara.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2018 Journal of Animal Science and Products (JASP)

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

ISSN : 2667-4580

Journal of Animal Science and Products (JASP) is indexed in: