EghtesadOnline: An official of the Agriculture-Jihad ministry informed on launching a project with more about IR.160 billion(1$=150000 IR)
Hossein Shirzad, who is also the CEO of the Central Organisation for Rural cooperatives of Iran(CORC), said on the 21st of April,2019 a herd of Murcia goat was imported from Spain to Yazd province. Aiming to create a valuable genetic reservoir of the lightweight cattle, enhancing the productivity of the livestock inputs, supporting small and sustainable rural enterprises, and improving the goat dairy industry, the first meeting of the coordination committee was held in the Yazd province.
"Farming goat kids in the certificated systems is one of the technical procedure that is persuing by the partnership of the livestock farming unions of Yazd, Taft, and Jameahe Gostar agro-cooperatives. Meanwhile, the whole capital of this project is supplied by the cooperative sector," he added.
Having economic herd indexes, including high yield, long lactation duration, short adolescence period, lactation of the high content of fat, protein, and lactose as well as climate compatibility, Murcia goat farming project , could enhance food security, regionally and nationwide.