Milk Production By State

Milk production in the 24 major States during October totaled 18.1 billion pounds, up 1.4 percent from October 2021.

October Milk Production up 1.4 Percent
                       
Milk production in the 24 major States during October totaled 18.1 billion pounds, up 1.4 percent from October 2021. September revised production, at 17.5 billion pounds, was up 1.5 percent from September 2021. The September revision represented an decrease of 13 million pounds or 0.1 percent from last month's preliminary production estimate.

Production per cow in the 24 major States averaged 2,021 pounds for October, 18 pounds above October 2021.

The number of milk cows on farms in the 24 major States was 8.93 million head, 42,000 head more than October 2021, and 1,000 head more than September 2022.

October Milk Production in the United States up 1.2 Percent

Milk production in the United States during October totaled 18.9 billion pounds, up 1.2 percent from October 2021.

Production per cow in the United States averaged 2,001 pounds for October, 17 pounds above October 2021.

The number of milk cows on farms in the United States was 9.42 million head, 31,000 head more than October 2021, and 1,000 head more than September 2022.