July 28, 2021: Dairy Week In Review

US total milk production grew 2.9 percent year over year to 18.955 billion pounds in June, down 900 million pounds from May. Milk per cow was up 1.3 percent, or 26 pounds for the month, while cow numbers were up 153,000 head from a year ago. However, this month marks the first month that the nation’s dairy herd lost cows month over month since June 2020. Cow numbers were  down 1,000 head from May. Milk per cow also fell month over month, down 1.4 percent when adjusted on a daily basis. Read More