September Milk Production Up 3.6 Per Cent

US - Milk production in the 23 major States during September totaled 14.5 billion pounds, up 3.6 per cent from September 2009, according to the latest figure released by the USDA.
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National Agricultural Statistics Service

August revised production at 15.0 billion pounds, was up 2.7 per cent from August 2009. The August revision represented a decrease of 18 million pounds or 0.1 per cent from last month's preliminary production estimate.

Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,729 pounds for September, 54 pounds above September 2009.

The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.37 million head, 31,000 head more than September 2009, and 4,000 head more than August 2010.

July - September Milk Production up 2.7 per cent

Milk production in the U.S. during the July - September quarter totaled 48.1 billion pounds, up 2.7 per cent from the July - September quarter last year. The average number of milk cows in the US during the quarter was 9.12 million head, 32,000 head less than the same period last year.

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