02 May 2012
- In March 2012 the UK average farm gate price of milk (excluding bonuses) was 28.62 pence per litre, 2.06 pence per litre higher than in March 2011
- In March 2012 the average butterfat content of UK milk was 4.10 per cent, compared with 4.08 per cent in March 2011
- In March 2012 the average protein content of UK milk was 3.24 per cent, the same as in March 2011
Section 1: UK farm gate milk price (pence per litre)
Table 1 shows average UK farm gate milk prices calculated from monthly surveys of milk purchasers conducted in England and Wales by Defra, in Scotland by RERAD and in Northern Ireland by DARD. These surveys together account for approximately 90% of UK milk bought by milk purchasers this month.
UK Farm Gate Price of Milk (Pence per Litre)
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