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April Milk Production Up Slightly

19 May 2009
National Agricultural Statistics Service

US - Milk production in the 23 major States during April totalled 14.9 billion pounds, up slightly from April 2008.

March revised production at 15.2 billion pounds, was up 0.1 per cent from March 2008. The March revision represented an increase of 47 million pounds or 0.3 per cent from last month's preliminary production estimate.

Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,758 pounds for April, one pound above April 2008.

The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.48 million head, 3000 head less than April 2008, and 2,000 head less than March 2009.

Monthly Milk Production
23 States


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