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Milk production in Zimbabwe increases to 91 million litres

Updated Jan 9, 2023
Milk production increased last year by 14,3 percent from 79.6 million litres in 2021 to over 91 million litres as Government continues to provide assistance and other support but Zimbabwe still needs to import to meet the initial target of 150 million litres.
Source: Milk production increases to 91 million litres | The Herald (Local News) Precious Manomano-Herald Reporter Milk production has been increasing as more farmers have taken up dairy farming, amid growing support from the Government, while the national herd has been supplemented with imported heifers to accelerate growth from the local breeding stock. Dairy growth is slower than beef herd growth since not only are extra heifers required, but those heifers have to grow up and drop their own calf before they become a milking cow. Latest figures from the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development’s dairy services department show that milk intake by processors rose 14 percent to 74,96 million litres from 65,80 million litres in 2021 and milk powder imports declined by 17 percent from 8.9 million kg in 2021 to 7.4million kg last year. Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development Permanent Secretary Dr John Basera said statistics signify ...
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