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China imports dairy sheep breed from New Zealand

Dairy
China
New Zealand
Market & Price Trends
Published Jan 19, 2024

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1,600 high-quality New Zealand dairy sheep arrived in Lanzhou City and will undergo a 45-day quarantine before being transported to Tangshan City, Hebei Province for milk production. This marks the first time China has imported the Southern Cross dairy sheep known for their high milk yields and milk quality. The latest breed, developed by New Zealand's Maui Food Group, can produce milk up to 240 days per year, with one sheep producing 600 to 700 liters of milk per year.
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Original content

A total of 1,600 high-quality New Zealand dairy sheep arrived in Lanzhou City in northwest China by a charter freight plane on Wednesday morning. After 45 days of quarantine near the Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport, the imported sheep will be transported to Tangshan City, Hebei Province, primarily for the production of fresh milk, milk powder, cheese and yogurt. This is the first time for China to import the Southern Cross dairy sheep, a breed known for their high milk yields and the quality of their milk, according to New Zealand's Maui Food Group, the ...
Source: China
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