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October milk production in the US is slightly down from 2022

Cow Milk
Dairy
United States
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 21, 2023

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Milk production in the 24 major producing states was slightly higher than September, but down slightly from last October. The production per cow in October was three pounds less than last October, and the number of milk cows on farms decreased compared to both last month and last year. California is the leading state in milk production, followed by Wisconsin and Texas, while Michigan has the highest average production per cow.
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Milk production was slightly higher than September, but down fractionally from last October. USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service says milk production for the 24 major producing states totaled 17.9 billion pounds, up one-tenth of a percent from last month but down four-tenths of a percent from last year. Production per cow averaged 2,013 pounds for October, which was three pounds less per cow than last October. The number of milk cows on farms was 8.91 million head, down five thousand from last month and down 19-thousand from a year ago. Production in all states totaled 18.7 billion pounds of milk with 9.37 million head of cows. California leads ...
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