Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 5, Number 11
November 2005

October 2005 compared to
October 2004
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
4.1%
4.1%
7.4%
Milk
Cows
0.4%
0.7%
5.0%
Milk Per
Cow
3.7%
3.3%
2.4%

Milk production in the U.S. was estimated to be up 4.1% in October 2005 compared to October 2004, based upon 0.4% more cows and 3.7% more milk production per cow.

Milk production in the top 23 states was up 4.1% in October 2005 compared to October 2004, based upon 0.7% more cows and a 3.3% increase in milk production per cow.

In Missouri, milk production was down 7.4% in October 2005 compared to October 2004, based upon 5.0% fewer cows, and a decrease in milk production per cow of 2.4%.


October Milk Production
 11/17/05
October 2004 Milk Cows
October 2005 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
October 2004 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
October 2005 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
October 2004 Total Milk Production (Millions of Lbs.)
October 2005
Total Milk Production (Millions of Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
USA
9,023,000
9,059,000
0.4
1,559
1,617
3.7
14,070
14,651
4.1
Top 23 States
8,103,000
8,161,000
0.7
1,583
1,636
3.3
12,824
13,353
4.1
Missouri
120,000
114,000
-5.0
1,230
1,200
-2.4
148
137
-7.4
Kentucky
109,000
103,000
-5.5
1,035
1,030
-0.5
113
106
-6.2
Iowa
191,000
187,000
-2.1
1,640
1,640
0.0
313
307
-1.9
Idaho
434,000
470,000
8.3
1,800
1,880
4.4
781
884
13.2
California
1,740,000
1,770,000
1.7
1,770
1,780
0.6
3,080
3,151
2.3
New Mexico
323,000
335,000
3.7
1,690
1,760
4.1
546
590
8.1
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production


[ Back to Missouri Dairy Business Update Index ]

AgEBB | Dairy Focus Team | Dairy Publications