EU-28 Milk Production Update – Jan ’20
Executive Summary EU-28 milk production figures provided by Eurostat were recently updated with values spanning through Nov ’19. Highlights from the updated report include:
- EU-28 milk production finished higher on a YOY basis for the tenth consecutive month during Nov ’19, increasing 0.6% to the second highest seasonal level on record.
- Nov ’19 YOY increases in milk production were led by France, followed by the Netherlands and Poland, while YOY declines in milk production were led by Ireland, followed by Italy. Overall, 18 of the 28 member states experienced YOY increases in milk production throughout the month.
- EU-28 beef & dairy cow slaughter rates finished lower on a YOY basis for the fifth consecutive month during Oct ’19 when normalizing for slaughter days, declining by 2.6%.