Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 12, Number 2
February 2012

Milk Production

Jan. 2012 compared to
Jan. 2011
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
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3.4%
3.7%
0.0%
Milk Cows
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0.8%
1.1%
2.1%
Milk Per Cow
2.5%
2.5%
2.4%


January Milk Production
2-17-2012
Jan 2011 Milk Cows (head)
Jan 2012 Milk Cows (head)
% Change from last Year
Jan 2011 Milk per Cow (lbs.)
Jan 2012 Milk per Cow (lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
Jan 2011 Milk Production (million lbs.)
Jan 2012 Milk Production (million lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,160,000 9,236,000 0.8 1,790 1,835 2.5 16,393 16,945 3.4
Top 23 States 8,405,000 8,498,000 1.1 1,811 1,857 2.5 15,219 15,782 3.7
Missouri 95,000 93,000 -2.1 1,240 1,270 2.4 118 118 0.0
Kansas 123,000 123,000 0.0 1,775 1,800 1.4 218 221 1.4
Iowa 210,000 205,000 -2.4 1,775 1,860 4.8 373 381 2.1
Colorado 123,000 133,000 8.1 1,975 1,970 -0.3 243 262 7.8
Texas 425,000 435,000 2.4 1,875 1,900 1.3 797 827 3.8
Idaho 573,000 581,000 1.4 1,860 1,920 3.2 1,066 1,116 4.7
California 1,752,000 1,781,000 1.7 1,935 2,030 4.9 3,390 3,615 6.6
New Mexico 323,000 335,000 3.7 2,105 2,045 -2.9 680 685 0.7
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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