Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 5, Number 7
July 2005

June 2005 compared to
June 2004
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
5.0%
5.4%
3.2%
Milk
Cows
0.4%
0.6%
4.8%
Milk Per
Cow
4.6%
4.7%
1.6%

Milk production in the U.S. was estimated to be up 5.0% in June 2005 compared to June 2004, based upon 0.4% more cows and 4.6% more milk production per cow.

Milk production in the top 23 states was up 5.4% in June 2005 compared to June 2004, based upon 0.6% more cows and a 4.7% increase in milk production per cow.

In Missouri, milk production was down 3.2% in June 2005 compared to June 2004, based upon 4.8% fewer cows, and an increase in milk production per cow of 1.6%.


June Milk Production
 7/18/05
June 2004 Milk Cows
June 2005 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
June 2004 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
June 2005 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
June 2004 Total Milk Production (Millions of Lbs.)
June 2005
Total Milk Production (Millions of Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
USA
9,014,000
9,048,000
0.4
1,586
1,659
4.6
14,293
15,012
5.0
Top 23 States
8,083,000
8,130,000
0.6
1,607
1,683
4.7
12,988
13,684
5.4
Missouri
124,000
118,000
-4.8
1,250
1,270
1.6
155
150
-3.2
Kentucky
112,000
107,000
-4.5
1,055
1,105
4.7
118
118
0.0
Iowa
194,000
187,000
-3.6
1,630
1,720
5.5
316
322
1.9
Idaho
422,000
449,000
6.4
1,800
1,890
5.0
760
849
11.7
California
1,724,000
1,757,000
1.9
1,755
1,810
3.1
3,026
3,180
5.1
New Mexico
328,000
325,000
-0.9
1,755
1,840
4.8
576
598
3.8
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production


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