Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 11, Number 5
May 2011

Milk Production

Apr. 2011 compared to
Apr. 2010
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
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1.5%
1.7%
4.5%
Milk Cows
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0.9%
1.2%
6.9%
Milk Per Cow
0.7%
0.5%
2.6%


April Milk Production
5-18-2011
Apr 2010 Milk Cows (head)
Apr 2011 Milk Cows (head)
% Change from last Year
Apr 2010 Milk per Cow (lbs.)
Apr 2011 Milk per Cow (lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
Apr 2010 Milk Production (million lbs.)
Apr 2011 Milk Production (million lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,108,000 9,186,000 0.9 1,802 1,814 0.7 16,416 16,662 1.5
Top 23 States 8,337,000 8,434,000 1.2 1,825 1,834 0.5 15,213 15,468 1.7
Missouri 101,000 94,000 -6.9 1,325 1,360 2.6 134 128 -4.5
Kansas 116,000 121,000 4.3 1,805 1,785 -1.1 209 216 3.3
Iowa 212,000 209,000 -1.4 1,750 1,780 1.7 371 372 0.3
Colorado 117,000 126,000 7.7 1,975 1,975 0.0 231 249 7.8
Texas 410,000 426,000 3.9 1,855 1,915 3.2 761 816 7.2
Idaho 557,000 576,000 3.4 1,850 1,870 1.1 1,030 1,077 4.6
California 1,755,000 1,769,000 0.8 1,955 1,990 1.8 3,431 3,520 2.6
New Mexico 323,000 326,000 0.9 2,090 2,125 1.6 675 693 2.7
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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