Источник: The DairyNews
In his speech, Kharon Amerkhanov noted that the region has the necessary resources to increase milk production and to provide domestic needs in high-quality genetic material.
"Beef and dairy cattle breeding in Vladimir region must develop; there is a good start for that. So, in Russia as a whole the proportion of dairy cattle breeding is 13.5% of the total population, and in the region this figure reached 54%," – said the Kharon Amerkhanov.
The Deputy Governor of Vladimir region Alexander Trutnev said that the region produces milk by 23% more than it consumes. According to him, the reserve for use of agricultural land and development of livestock breeding in the region is very high.
"For several years in a row the volume of milk production has been increasing. Yield per cow is also growing: if last year it was 6.4 thousand liters, this year it is planned to achieve the level of 7 thousand liters of milk per cow per year", – said Alexander Trutnev.
Today breeding organizations in the region are engaged in improving the breeding and productive qualities of dairy cattle breeds. On October 1 of the current year there were registered 30 940 heads of pedigree dairy cows, which is 54.8% of the total number of cows in the region. In 2016, the average milk yield per one breeding cow was 7 432 kg of milk.
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