Call to provide financial assistance to milk producers | Daily News

Call to provide financial assistance to milk producers

Cattle industry farmers in the Hambantota, Ampara and Moneragala Districts highlight that there are over 1.2 million milch cows in the country which is sufficient to fulfil the country’s liquid milk requirement, if farmers are provided with necessary facilities. All Ceylon Farmer Federation National Organizer Namal Karunaratna who represents the Milch Cow Farmers Association said that of the majority of 400,000 milch cow farmer families in the country, live in the Southern Province.

He said these farmer families are in a position to produce sufficient liquid milk to fulfil the country’s liquid milk requirements.


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