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Russia bought 45 thousand heads of dairy cattle in Europe

  • 24 Dec 08:29

Russia bought 45 thousand heads of dairy cattle in Europe In 2019, Russian livestock farms bought 45 thousand head of cattle for dairy complexes in the EU countries, Bloomberg reports. Such a significant purchase cost a total of 100 million euros. Russia acquires pedigree cattle for meat and dairy production abroad. And from year to year the volume of purchases is growing. So, in 2016, heifers for the dairy industry were bought only in Europe for 50 million euros. Judging by the indicators, Russia will become the main importer of European cattle this year. Experts call this an attempt to increase milk production in the country. However, this also indicates a high degree of dependence of Russian livestock. Read more...