The president of Asja Castilla y León, Donciano Dujo, warned today about the situation of “maximum concern” facing the livestock sector in the community in Fresno del Río Tiron (Burgos), as they have “fewer livestock farmers” every year, Which is linked with the change in the consumption habits of the society. For this reason, it boasts of a good price and better conditions for the region.
“If there is a product, many products we have in Castilla y Leon, which is a culinary star, it is our milking lamb”, he said. Together with the man in charge of Asja in Burgos, Esteban Martínez Zamorano, Dujo participated in the XXI edition of the Burgos Lamb & Sucking Lamb Festival today, a festive and sought-after meeting with which they seek to value this important product in the community.
“With this act we want to protect our territory, claim a fair price and economic and social conditions for the region”, Dujo said, referring to the community’s 8,500 farmers, of which more than two and a half million There are cattle. , In this sense, he lamented that there are fewer farms available on this land each year, and fewer cattle heads. “It is harmful because of the lack of profitability of the farms,” said the person in charge of Asja in the community.
He explained that the livestock sector needed to pay “with dignity” for milking lambs, because their livestock huts, in addition to offering “products of great limestone and fineness”, were also needed to “keep the rural environment alive”. “Manage. .” Donciano Dujo recalls the work done by cattle clearing the mountains, thus doing “commendable work for the environment”. The region has to “support, protect and defend”.
In particular, Junta de Castilla y León was said to promote weaning lamb and lamb through consumer and promotional campaigns, so that the consumer could “identify” with the product. Likewise, he sought “positive” labor and social conditions in the towns of the region, so that agricultural and livestock activity could develop “in a consistent and respectful manner” in the rural world.