Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 12, Number 1
January 2012

Milk Production

Dec. 2011 compared to
Dec. 2010
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
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2.5%
2.7%
1.7%
Milk Cows
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0.9%
1.2%
2.1%
Milk Per Cow
1.6%
1.5%
0.8%


December Milk Production
1-23-2012
Dec 2010 Milk Cows (head)
Dec 2011 Milk Cows (head)
% Change from last Year
Dec 2010 Milk per Cow (lbs.)
Dec 2011 Milk per Cow (lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
Dec 2010 Milk Production (million lbs.)
Dec 2011 Milk Production (million lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,141,000 9,221,000 0.9 1,767 1,796 1.6 16,150 16,559 2.5
Top 23 States 8,387,000 8,486,000 1.2 1,791 1,818 1.5 15,025 15,425 2.7
Missouri 95,000 93,000 -2.1 1,230 1,240 0.8 117 115 -1.7
Kansas 122,000 123,000 0.8 1,805 1,780 -1.4 220 219 -0.5
Iowa 207,000 203,000 -1.9 1,775 1,850 4.2 367 376 2.5
Colorado 123,000 131,000 6.5 1,985 1,955 -1.5 244 256 4.9
Texas 420,000 435,000 3.6 1,845 1,855 0.5 775 807 4.1
Idaho 574,000 581,000 1.2 1,870 1,910 2.1 1,073 1,110 3.4
California 1,749,000 1,779,000 1.7 1,925 1,965 2.1 3,367 3,496 3.8
New Mexico 321,000 334,000 4.0 2,065 2,025 -1.9 663 676 2.0
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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