November Milk Production Up 2.2 Per Cent

US - Milk production in the 23 major States during November totaled 14.7 billion pounds, up 2.2 per cent from November 2010.
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October revised production at 15.2 billion pounds, was up 2.5 per cent from October 2010. The October revision represented an increase of 1 million pounds or less than 0.1 per cent from last month's preliminary production estimate.

Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,738 pounds for November, 16 pounds above November 2010.

The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.48 million head, 108,000 head more than November 2010, but unchanged from October 2011.


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