Taurichanka village of Kherson region is one of the most beautiful and most comfortable in Ukraine. There are no yards left here, young people return to live and work happily here. It is here that the experimental farm «Askaniiske» successfully works. Despite the status «national», enterprice does not receive financial assistance from the state.
About five years ago, his diplomatic mission in Slovenia ended. He returned to Ukraine, thought about joining the public service. Walked along the corridors and offices of state institutions, saw people in expensive suits who speak well and react weakly to what is happening around in the life of the country.
«If to look from the outside, it may seem that our production has many features. Of course, for someone this is a feature, for us it is already the norm. Everyone should do what is right for him and what he believes in», — says Dmitry Samsonenko, deputy director of livestock management of the farm named after I. Franko, that is in Gubin First village Volyn region.
Canadian genetics is recognized all over the world. For decades, Canadians have perfected Holstein breed, which currently has high productive qualities. Genetic company Semex is one of the leading suppliers of genetic material. General Director Paul Larmer and Director of the official representative office of LLC "Simex Alliance Ukraine" Vyacheslav Saulko told about the company's activities, innovations and experience in the territory of Ukraine.
The team of the magazine «Milk and Farm» is always glad and ready to visit even the most distant corner of Ukraine, if they produce milk there. We are convinced that any dairy farm that operates and continues to develop under current conditions is worthy of attention. For this issue, we were looking for the experience of doing business from west to east, from Lviv to Kharkiv region, where in the Kupyansky district, in the village of Kurilovka, we got acquainted with the dairy complex «Nadiya». The farm is diversified, but dairy cattle breeding is one of the main activities. According to the results of 2016, 40% of the income was received from milk production.
A recent survey of dairy farms in Wisconsin, where cows milking more than 13.5 thousand kg of milk per cow, showed that not a high concentration of concentrates in the diet, but the quality of roughage determines the level of milk production.