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Agrofirm "Sogratl" opened a feedlot for 1.5 thousand sheep

  • 17 Jan 10:27

Agrofirm "Sogratl" opened a feedlot for 1.5 thousand sheep The opening of a feedlot for 1.5 thousand heads of small cattle in the Gunibsky district of Dagestan was announced at the end of December. A new sheep-breeding facility with an area of ​​2000 square meters was created on the production base of the agricultural cooperative Agrofirm Sogratl. The project developers believe that it will increase the profitability of mutton production by 40%. Sheep will be fattened for 4-4.5 months - until the moment when the animal gains 20 kilograms of slaughter weight. The cost of production will decrease due to a reduction in the cost of keeping livestock on free range. In addition, the new site will remove. Read more...

Miratorg launched the first phase of a sheep breeding project in the Tula region

  • 20 Dec 10:05

Miratorg launched the first phase of a sheep breeding project in the Tula region The press service of Miratorg Agribusiness Holding announced the launch of the first stage of a sheep-breeding complex in the Tula region. The holding is completing the construction of production buildings. The first batch of animals was brought to the farm. The main strategic tasks of Miratorg, the Russian leader in the production of main types of meat, are to fully satisfy domestic demand and increase the export potential of high-quality domestic meat products. Now, at the enterprises of a vertically integrated agro-industrial holding, all stages of the production of pork, beef, pink veal and poultry have been implemented. A pilot project for the production of. Read more...

The number of goats and sheep in Moscow region increased by 5.3%

  • 6 Sep 09:55

The number of goats and sheep in Moscow region increased  by 5.3% On the farms of the Moscow Region, the number of goats and sheep is increasing. This was announced by Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region Andrei Razin. “Over the past 7 months of this year, the numbers of small cattle — sheep and goats — increased by 5.3% compared to last year. Mostly goats of Saanen, Alpine and Nubian breeds are raised, whose milk differs little from cow's in taste and smell, ” Andrei Razin said. According to the minister, dairy and meat goat breeding in the Moscow region is becoming popular and profitable. The growth was provided by the households of individual entrepreneurs, including. Read more...

The number of cattle and small ruminant cattle in Russia decreased

  • 28 May 09:25

The number of cattle and small ruminant cattle in Russia decreased From the beginning of January to the end of April 2019, the cattle numbers in Russian farms of all forms of ownership decreased by 0.9% compared to the first four months of 2018. As for May 1, the cattle numbers were 18.8 million heads, APK-Inform agency reports, citing Rosstat. In particular, the number of cows in the period from January 1 to May 1, 2019 decreased to 8 million heads (-0.3%), and the number of goats and sheep - to 24.5 million units (- 4.3%). In contrast to cattle and small ruminants, the number of pigs increased to 24.7. Read more...

Miratorg doubles the sheep numbers in pilot farm project

  • 12 Apr 08:56

Miratorg doubles the sheep numbers in pilot farm project Russian meat producer Miratorg announced that it has doubled the sheep flock in pilot sheep farm project located in Fatezhsky, Kursk region up to 36,000 sheep, twice as many as in March 2018. Sheep breeding, as a new activity area of the company, effectively complements the production chain and expands the Holding’s product range, informs the company. The pilot project has a target capacity of 3,300 tons of lamb in live weight per year and provides for year-round indoor herd management. “The pilot sheep farm in Kursk region is the first step in implementing a unique large-scale interregional project: nowadays the Agribusiness Holding is considering. Read more...

Russia sets sights on Australian sheep to boost lamb production

  • 21 Feb 09:59

Russia sets sights on Australian sheep to boost lamb production Lamb production in Russia is on the verge of a boom, following a surge in interest from major. Read more...

Commission Reports Knock Back Country of Origin Labelling Plans

  • 27 May 11:20

Commission Reports Knock Back Country of Origin Labelling Plans Two reports from the European Commission conclude that the benefits from new mandatory country of origin labelling requirements on food do not clearly outweigh the costs. The reports say that voluntary labelling rules seem to be the most suitable solution. The first report looks at the feasibility of different options for mandatory origin labelling for dairy products and for minor meats, notably horse meat, rabbit meat and meat from game and birds (farmed and wild). Labelling rules are already in place for beef meat, pig meat, poultry meat, sheep meat and goat meat. The report says that considering consumer attitudes towards additional information and potential. Read more...