With the resumption of cattle commerce with the Netherlands after a hiatus of 11 years, Pakistan’s dairy and livestock sector which has nice potential will get a lift. It will additionally present a chance to vigorously exploit the dairy sector which is able to finally result in growth of dairy sector.
Though successive governments ignored this very important sector previously, the dairy sector is without doubt one of the most necessary sectors of the nation’s financial system.
The resumption of commerce would guarantee availability of Dutch livestock which is the 2nd largest agricultural exporter on the earth. The Netherlands is taken into account as cradle of well-known Holstein Friesian cow, which have been bred over generations to turn out to be the premier breed of cattle for prime quality and excessive amount dairy manufacturing, can produce a minimum of 30,000kg of milk in a lifetime; a yield that’s unmatched worldwide. Common lifetime manufacturing of Dutch dairy cows, which have a productive life span of 1.284 (milking) days, is 30.999 kg of milk per 12 months with 2.443 kg fats and protein, which can also be the best on the earth. Dutch cows have the best longevity compared with all different international locations. The Dutch animals have been free from all main ailments for a protracted time period and the Dutch have the world’s finest system in place to ensure the well being of all of its animals. The Dutch dairy sector has due to this fact been declared as having ‘negligible danger’ by the World Organisation for Animal Well being and its Workplace of Worldwide des Epizooties (OIE) which is a Paris-based inter-governmental organisation with Pakistan being one among its members. Not even a single case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, generally referred to as the ‘mad cow illness’, has been reported in the previous few years within the Netherlands. That’s the reason, the Dutch dairy sector is accredited for Brucellosis and Tuberculosis and for Meals and Mouth Illness (FMD) and BSE. The Dutch cows even have the power to shortly adapt to completely different environments – from excessive warmth to the freezing temperatures and so, there is no such thing as a doubt that Pakistan can be a protected residence to the Holstein Friesian cows.
The supply of world class Dutch dairy cattle presents a singular alternative to Pakistan’s rising dairy sector as a result of the Netherlands excels in revolutionary agro-food expertise and has the best yielding cows – Holstein Friesian cow – on the earth. Following the resumption of Pak-Dutch cattle commerce, the Dutch authorities in addition to its non-public sector can also be completely happy to share this data with Pakistan which might make the Netherlands the reply to modernising Pakistan’s dairy future.