Number of cows continues to shrink, drops 2.7% y/y
Fresh milk supplied by Latvian dairy farmers for February 2018 slipped by 1.6% on an annual basis to 55,816 tonnes, the Baltic News Service (BNS) reported citing information provided by the country’s agricultural data centre.
Over the month, the average price of milk in the country fell by 4.2% on the year to EUR 287.3 per tonne. The number of registered cows continued to narrow and reached 150,064 animals, down by 2.7% year-on-year, BNS noted.
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