EU-28 Milk Production Update – Apr ’20
Executive Summary EU-28 milk production figures provided by Eurostat were recently updated with values spanning through Feb ’20. Highlights from the updated report include:
- EU-28 milk production finished higher on a YOY basis for the 13th consecutive month during Feb ’20, increasing 0.8% to a record high seasonal level.
- Feb ’20 YOY increases in milk production were led by France, followed by Spain and Germany, while YOY declines in milk production were led by Italy, followed by the United Kingdom. Overall, 20 of the 28 member states experienced YOY increases in milk production throughout the month.
- EU-28 beef & dairy cow slaughter rates finished higher on a YOY basis for the second consecutive month during Jan ’20 when normalizing for slaughter days, increasing by 0.6%.