Tuesday, December 18, 2018
 November Milk Production up 0.6 Percent  

Milk production in the 23 major States during November totaled 15.6 billion pounds, up 0.6 percent from November 2014. October revised production, at 16.1 billion pounds, was up 0.3 percent from October 2014.  The October revision represented an increase of 30 million pounds or 0.2 percent from last month’s preliminary production estimate.


Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,808 pounds for November, 2 pounds above November 2014. This is the highest production per cow for the month of November since the 23 State series began in 2003.


The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.64 million head, 37,000 head more than November 2014, but unchanged from October 2015.


Milk production in the United States during November totaled 16.6 billion pounds, up 0.6 percent from November 2014. Production per cow in the United States averaged 1,787 pounds for November, 4 pounds above November 2014.


The number of milk cows on farms in the United States was 9.31 million head, 29,000 head more than November 2014, but unchanged from October 2015.


Source: USDA

 


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