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Local Farmers to Benefit From Dairy Pilot

10 June 2013

PHILIPPINES – A dairy project is to benefit local producers when it starts producing milk in four months.

The Camiguin Pilot Dairy Farm, consisting of 25 dairy cows, has been funded by P140,000 of National Diary Authority funding.

Daily production will be at least 10 litres per cow per day, stated Provincial Veterinary Office Chief, Dr Louis S. Bollozos.

Local farmers will be supported by the scheme. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, feed will be grown nearby and sold to the herd.

A purchase price of P2.10 per kilo has been confirmed for corn plants.

TheCattleSite News Desk


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