In the state budget for 2018, it is planned to lay 2.3 billion UAH to support livestock keepers.
Such figures were announced by the deputy director of the Livestock Department, the head of the department for the development of livestock sectors of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Olena Alshanova.
According to her, 300 million will be used to reimburse the cost of breeding animals. Another 687 million will be used for antiepizootic measures and prevention of the spread of dangerous diseases, including ASF, in the households of the population. Also, from the state treasury, the cost of building / reconstructing the complexes, in particular in terms of improving biological safety, is compensated.
The official said that before November 3, farmers engaged in pig production, can file a package of documents to receive compensation for the acquisition of breeding animals. There must be a mandatory identification of the animal and a document confirming payment. The funds will be distributed by the relevant ministry after November 25. The maximum amount of compensation is 2400 UAH per animal unit.