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02 May 2012

Irish CSO Milk Statistics March 2012Irish CSO Milk Statistics March 2012

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated as 472.9 million litres for March 2012.
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Domestic Milk Intake

Domestic milk intake up 5.5% in March

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated as 472.9 million litres for March 2012. This was 5.5% above the corresponding 2011 figure. See graph opposite.

Comparing the March 2012 milk produce figures with those for March 2011 shows that:

  • Total milk sold for human consumption decreased by 3.9% to 42.1 million litres.
  • Butter production was up 10.4% to 13,800 tonnes

Milk Statistics
March 2012

Domestic Milk Intake 2011 2012 % change
million litres
March 448.4 472.9 5.5%
Jan-Mar 812.9 843.2 3.7%

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