Amount of collected cow milk in October decreased by 2.7% when compared to same month of previous year
Turkey collected 753,569 tons of cow milk in October, the country’s statistical authority announced on Friday. The amount of collected cow’s milk in October decreased by 2.7% when compared to the same month of the previous year, TurkStat said in a statement.
In October, 127,869 tons of drinking milk was produced, down 6% from the same month last year. Data also showed that cheese production from cow’s milk was 57,826 tons, up 4.7% from the same month last year.
“Cheese production from sheep, goat, buffalo and mixed milk was 474 tons decreased by 67.2% when compared to the same month of the previous year,” it added. In October the average fat rate of cow’s milk collected by integrated dairies was 3.5%, the average rate of protein was 3.2%.