Cows come in for milking © Tim Scrivener
Thirty-three dairy farmers quit the Scottish dairy farming sector in the first six months of 2017, figures show. Scottish Dairy Cattle Association (SDCA) six-monthly dairy herd statistics to the end of June show a reduction in the number of herds but an increase in cow numbers. In Scotland, there are now only 924 dairy herds – the lowest number since records began in 1903. See also: Dairy herd recovery held back by lower youngstock numbers  However, in the past six months, […]
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