In the European Union, the number of dairy cows is expected to decrease by half a million this year
Leche de vaca
Publicado 25 de ene. de 2023
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El número de vacas lecheras en la Unión Europea caerá por debajo de los 20 millones en 2023, 564.000 menos que el año pasado y 1,7 millones menos que en 2016. Así lo escribe "Infagro" con referencia al informe del Departamento de Agricultura de EE.UU. (USDA).
"Despite the constant annual increase in the productivity of cows, the reduction of the herd has led to a decrease in the production of cow's milk in the EU, which is forecast at the level of 143 million tons in 2023. The implementation of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the accompanying Farm-to-fork (F2F) strategies are likely to add uncertainty to the dairy sector next year, analysts explain. Follow the news in a convenient format: Follow us on Twitter In addition, the EU-wide drought that persisted throughout the summer of 2022 hampered feed and milk production as production costs for energy and fertilizer increased and this caused raw milk selling prices to rise. "The production of non-cow's milk in the EU is mostly concentrated in the Mediterranean countries. He fared better, with consumer demand growing for dairy products such as goat cheeses or mozzarella made from buffalo milk, as well as local milk production for niche products protected by geographical ...