Bulgaria: Milk shortages continue

Cow Milk
Published Oct 18, 2022

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The estimated purchase price of cow's milk in our country for the month of October is BGN 0.89/kg. This is shown by the data in the latest bulletin of the Center for Economic Research in Agriculture (SARA). However, it is not clear how many of the breeders realize their production at this price. The fertility requirement for dairy cows is removed, but age restrictions remain One thing is certain - the cost of feeding animals is increasing at a much faster rate than the price of milk. This is the main challenge facing the sector, analysts report. According to data from the Dairy Observatory of the European Commission, for the period January-July 2022, purchased milk in Bulgaria decreased by 6%, and SARA fears that the total purchased milk for 2022 may fall to 650 thousand tons. European statistics show that overall the volume of purchased milk in the EU is falling on an annual basis and the process is expected to intensify in the coming months. However, raw material purchase prices ...
Source: Agri
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