The number of organic dairy cows in Sweden is increasing. In June 2017 every sixth dairy cow was organic, according to recent statistics from Department of Agriculture as a Siren news agency.
– The number of organic dairy cows increased in 2017, followed by the production of organic milk, which is very natural Ulf Svensson, who works at the statistical unit of the Swedish agricultural agency for Sirens.
This was an increase of no more than eight percent nationally. However, equity development is still stable in Kalmar County. In June 2016 there were 1502 organic dairy cows – one year later the same figure was 1719. The share was the same: four percent of the dairy cows in the province were organic in 2016 and 2017.
The total number is based on 52,900 organic dairy cows. Most are located in Västra Götaland.