USDA says milk production and herd size is up


USDA says milk production and herd size is up

The latest USDA report says May milk production was 19.1 billion pounds, up 0.8% from a year ago.

Production in the 23 major dairy producing states totaled 17.9 billion pounds with production per cow averaging 15 pounds more than a year ago at 2,052 pounds in May.

USDA researchers also say the herd is growing, with 9.4 million head of dairy cattle in May, 3-thousand more than last May and 2-thousand more than the previous month.

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