Beef Cattle Breeding
The total beef herd of EkoNiva-APK is 8,800 head (as per 01.10.2022). The company is a breeding reproducer of Hereford cattle. Besides, the farming operations of EkoNiva raise Aberdeen-Angus cattle and perform cross-breeding of Aberdeen-Angus bulls with cows of Simmental, Charolais and Hereford breeds and low-yielding dairy cows.
The company sells breeding heifers of Aberdeen-Angus and Hereford breeds.
The strategy of EkoNiva-APK implies feeding male calves until they reach 240 kg for further sale to specialised feedlots. The company employs low-cost grazing technologies and keeps beef cattle on natural pastures.