The eighth International Dairy Federation’s symposium on sheep, goat and other non-cow milk will be presented in a digital format. Originally planned to take place in May 2020 in Brussels, Belgium, webinars to be held Nov. 4, 5 and 6.

Topics to be discussed on the agenda include socio-economic sustainability; policies and social aspects of non-cow milk production; managing sheep farm performances to improve productivity and environmental performance; the medicinal values of camel milk and its significance for food security; udder health and mastitis in small ruminants; how processing of sheep milk impacts human digestion; development of novel products based on donkey milk; processing technologies for non-bovine milk: opportunities and challenges and why somatic cell counts in goat milk matter.

Further information on the symposium can be found at www.fil-idf.org/sheepandgoat2020,

This article was submitted by the International Dairy Federation.