The Pitt Käch family from Gampelen BE rely on full pasture for their KiwiCross cows and are rewarded for their high milk content by Cremo. They ask why all processors don’t do that and what strategy dairy farming could pursue in the future?
Company records of the Pitt Käch family:
Susanne Käch and Joss Pitt. Raphael (23) and Samuel (22) from Gampelen BE
LN: 32 ha
Livestock: 60 KiwiCross dairy cows
Milk production: 340,000 kg per year; 6,000 kg per cow and year, milk content: 4.6% fat and 3.7% protein
Branches of the business: milk production and yoghurt production
Workers: Susanne Käch and Joss Pitt, Raphael Pitt, two helpers in yoghurt production