Dairyin Ilam has increased by 4.56 per cent in 2070 B.S.
A total of 110,817of milk has been in the district so far in 2070 against 105, 978 tons last year.
have sold milk and milk products worth 3.5 billion in the year so far, according to the District Livestock Service Office.
Dairy milk here is being sold at an average 30 rupees per lite, says Ajrun Siwakoti of the Ilam Dairy Producers' Cooperatives Limited.
in cows and buffaloes is leading to an increase in milk production, claims the Office.
There are around 34,000 hybrid cows and 9,677 local cows bred for milk production in the district. However, the number of local buffaloes is higher than that of the hybrid type.
Farmers in more than 36 villages in the district are into dairy farming, with direct involvement of more than 55,000 households.
An individual farmer on an average sells five to 40 litres of milk every day, says technician at the office, Padam Rai. RSS- See more at: http://setopati.net/business/221/#sthash.9Fm2fY05.dpuf
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