Vladimir Mironenko, LLC «Pyotinger Ukraine»
Results of the of European countries achieved over a few decades Ukrainian milk producers managed to get over the course of ten years. It is naturally, because we have adopted experience from around the world. However, together with all advanced technologies and we have repeated virtually all of the mistakes of other countries. And might just learn from the experience of others ... Nowadays many Ukrainian farms get amount of milk of the European level — 7-8 thousand liters/ cow/ year. They spend twice as much concentrated feed, milk cows less than 2 lactation — but milk.
Within the dairy tour to the Baltics number of heads of farms joined Association of Milk Producers visited Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. In this issue of magazine we will focus on Lithuania.There are several large processing companies, joined together and bought milk from farmers at much lower prices compared to the market ones. The only way to free their hands dairy producers saw the in co-operation.
On 6th of September 4th Dutch Day of Milk, and for the third time LLC "Kischentsy" in Cherkasy welcomes all guests. More than ten years Case Husinga is at the head of this company, and a major line of their business is dairy farming.
Every year shortfall from value-added beef production, in which Ukraine could be effectively engaged, about 1 bln. dollars are lost. Where are the money and how to get them back into the pocket of Ukrainian farmer, says economist of the investment department of the FAO Andrey Yarmak.
Reducing the cost of milk is one of the main factors of business saving. That is why the past few years, the quality of roughage — the basis of the ration, the guarantee of health and productivity of livestock — are constantly in the spotlight of the Association of Dairy Producers.
Mykhailo Bilokin, head of the veterinary department of the CC ADP
The leaders of most dairy farmrs are interested in increasing the productivity of animals, the preservation and improvement of weight gain of young stock, as it helps to improve the efficiency of production and generate additional revenue. Worldwide to achieve these goals helps service centre.