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Dairy Farming

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 221564, tabled on 21 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of milk sold in Britain comes from intensively farmed cows.

Answered on

27 January 2015

Defra does not collect information on systems of milk production. It is difficult to define intensity in relation to dairy farms, as this can be measured in many different ways and levels of intensity change gradually rather than at specific predetermined points.