Efforts will be undertaken to ensure adequate supply of poultry and eggs for the domestic market and to capitalise on export markets.
The production of fresh beef, mutton and milk will be enhanced for the domestic market.
Private sector led commercial production will be actively encouraged to adopt modern approaches and farming on large-scale basis.
Smallholder livestock activities with potential will continue to be transferred into larger commercial operations to improve efficiency.
Effort will be undertaken to strengthen the linkages of these operations with suppliers, processors and marketers to further enhance the vertical and horizontal integration of the industry.
Livestock integration with the plantation crops will continue to be promoted.
Efforts will be undertaken to develop and exploit Malaysia's potential as an international halal food hub.
Capability for inspection, monitoring, standardisation and certification for Malaysian Halal Standard for livestock products and industrial livestock-based inputs will be strengthened and this standard will be internationally promoted.
The international marketing of branded halal livestock products and industrial livestock-based inputs will be undertaken.
Reference: 3rd National Agricultural Policy (1998-2010), Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry