Sunday, 7 September 2008

Dairy cow breeding center to be built in Malang

The Malang municipality in cooperation with Bank Indonesia in Malang will build a breeding center for dairy cows worth Rp592 million at Ngantang sub-district. The Ngantang secretary Ruba’i said the breeding center is to increase the milk production. So far, Ngantang produces on an average of 60 tons of fresh milk daily. While PT Nestle Indonesia, the milk production industry in Kejayan sub-district in Pasuruan, requires 70 tons of fresh milk daily. The center will be built on 29,000-meters of land at Tulungrejo village and has been 50 percent completed. Construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2008. “We will also manage the cow waste turning it into biogas,” said Ruba’i to Tempo, Friday (5/9).

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