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UK Milk Statistics


28 June 2012

UK Milk Prices and Composition of Milk - Review of May 2012UK Milk Prices and Composition of Milk - Review of May 2012

This release shows the latest monthly information on the average UK farm gate milk prices and the UK average butterfat and protein of milk delivered to dairies.
UK Milk Statistics Reports

Key points

  • In May 2012 the UK average farm gate price of milk (excluding bonuses) was 26.98 pence per litre, 0.60 pence per litre higher than in May 2011
  • In May 2012 the average butterfat content of UK milk was 3.97 per cent, compared with 3.90 per cent in May 2011
  • In May 2012 the average protein content of UK milk was 3.24 per cent, the same as in May 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.

Table 1: UK farm gate price of milk (pence per litre)

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