Austria: number of alps has fallen in Tyrol

The Austrian state Tirol has 2100 alps which are used for pasturing cattle, mainly dairy cattle. Last 20 years the number of dairy cows on Tirol alps has decreased 10 percent. The number of alps with less than 20 cows has fallen almost 50 percent. To support the dairy farms on alps, the state subsidies dairy farms with alps in 2020 and 2021 with 120 euro per cow on alps.

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