According to the Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture information Centre, Dr. Morteza Rezaiee, regarding milk production in 2019, has expressed that: This year we expect to produce around 11 million tons of raw milk in the country, with nearly 50% of its production is coming from modernized breeds in modern environments. Rezaiee further stated: Small amounts of country milk are provided from sheep, goats and buffalos.
Deputy Director of Animal Production Affairs of the Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture added: The US is the leader in the dairy industry, and Iranian cows are no lower than American cows.
Rezai, after pointing out that milk production in Iran is almost the same as in the US, has added that: The average milk production per Iranian cattle per day nationwide is 33kg, which equates to about 10 tons of milk in a 305-day period and is competitive with the US.
Source of the news: Public relations of the Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture
Translated by: F.KH