U.S. Milk Production Update – Apr ’18
Executive Summary U.S. milk production figures provided by USDA were recently updated with values spanning through Mar ’18. Highlights from the updated report include:
- U.S. milk production remained higher on a YOY basis for the 51st consecutive month during Mar ’18, finishing up 1.3% to a new monthly record high.
- The Mar ’18 U.S. dairy cow herd declined 4,000 head from the originally stated Feb ’18 figure and 2,000 head from 22 year high Feb ’18 revised figure.
- U.S. milk per cow yields increased on a YOY basis for the 29th consecutive month during Mar ’18, finishing up 1.1%.