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German farmers drink to end of EU milk quotas

Cows being milked on a rotating "milking carousel" at the Heideland farm. German dairy farmers have invested heavily to ramp up production ahead of the end of European milk quotas on Wednesday.

Kemberg, Germany

FRESH from a massage, the cows turn slowly on a computerised "milking carousel" - everything is ready at the Heideland farm south of Berlin to ramp up production once European milk quotas end on Wednesday.

"Look how well we treat them, all the space they've got,