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Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farms Statistics

  • Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 8,217 herds (November 1, 2018)
  • Number of Dairy Cows: 1,273,000 dairy cows (October 2018)
  • Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 155 dairy cows (October 2018)
  • Total Monthly Milk Production: 2.54 billion pounds (October 2018)
  • Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 1,995 pounds or 232 gallons
  • Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 64 pounds or 7.5 gallons
Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)

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