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Farm & Dairy Statistics

Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farms Statistics

Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 5,696 herds (December 1, 2023)
Number of Dairy Cows: 1,270,000 dairy cows (December 2023)
Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 223 dairy cows (December 2023)
Total Monthly Milk Production: 2.67 billion pounds (December 2023)
Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 2,105 pounds or 245 gallons
Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 68 pounds or 7.9 gallonsSource: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)

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Monthly Milk Production Snapshot

Production - Wisconsin

Wisconsin Milk Production 10 year trend

Wisconsin Dairy Farms and Milk Production 1930 to Present

Wisconsin Dairy Cows and Milk Production Per Cow 1930 to Present

Number of Wisconsin Dairy Farms by Herd Size; Latest Year Available

Wisconsin's Rank in the Nation's Dairy Industry; Latest Year

Production - U.S.

Total U.S. Milk Production 10 Year Trend

U.S. Milk Production - Top 8 States Latest Year

U.S. Milk Production - Top 8 States 10 Year Trend

Consumption - U.S.

U.S. Per Capita Dairy Consumption 10 Year Trend

U.S. Pet Capita Fluid Milk Consumption 10 Year Trend

U.S. Per Capita Fluid Milk Sales by Segment 10 Year Trend

U.S. Per Capita Frozen Dairy Consumption 10 Year Trend

U.S. Per Capita Yogurt Consumption 10 Year Trend

U.S. Per Capita Butter Consumption 10 Year Trend