March Milk Production Up 2.4 Per cent

Milk production in the 23 major States during March totaled 15.8 billion pounds, up 2.4 per cent from March 2010. February revised production at 14.0 billion pounds, was up 2.3 per cent from February 2010.
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National Agricultural Statistics Service

The February revision represented a decrease of 14 million pounds or 0.1 per cent from last month's preliminary production estimate.

Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,872 pounds for March, 24 pounds above March 2010. The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.42 million head, 93,000 head more than March 2010, and 17,000 head more than February 2011.

January - March Milk Production up 2.2 per cent

Milk production in the United States during the January - March quarter totaled 48.4 billion pounds, up 2.2 per cent from the January - March quarter last year. The average number of milk cows in the United States during the quarter was 9.16 million head, 70,000 head more than the same period last year.

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