Il sito DairyGlobal, portale internazionale sulle problematiche globali della filiera latte, pubblica un breve articolo sulla efficienza e la sostenibilità degli allevamenti da latte.
The efficiency of a dairy farm is affected by many factors and has a large impact on the carbon footprint of the farm. Three farm practices where big efficiency wins can be made are in calf rearing, transition cow health and feed management.
Milk production efficiency is highly correlated to both farm profitability and sustainability. Higher production efficiency of dairy cows leads to increased profitability of the farm and decreased carbon footprint per kilogram of milk produced