Punjab Milkfed procures 328.33 Lac Kg Milk in October

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Milkfed-Logo-LMINewZNew (Chandigarh) : Punjab State Co-operative Milk Producers Federation Limited (Milkfed) has procured 328.33 lac kg of Milk from 6339 societies of the State during the month of October, 2014.

Stating this here today, a spokesman of Milkfed said that daily average milk procurement of the Milkfed was 10 lac 59 thousand kg in Punjab. The spokesman further said that Milkfed was also taking care of animals, especially milch animals. As many as 41880 sick animals were treated in Punjab through 625 First Aid Centres and  1760 Veterinary centers of Milkfed.

He said that cattle feed, mineral mixture, lick brick and fodder seed was sold by the Milkfed to the tune of 4833 metric tonnes, 14978 kilograms, 252 and 100931 kilograms respectively to the milk producers. The Milkfed has also sold 60.3 metric tonnes of Ghee through Societies in the state, he added.

He said that Punjab Government was committed to continue its efforts for the welfare of dairy farmers, so that they could get better remuneration of their milk, the spokesman added.

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