Indiana dairy herd estimated at 191,000 head, up 15,000 from last year
Milk production in the 24 major States during October totaled 17.7 billion pounds, up 2.5 percent from October 2019. September revised production, at 17.2 billion pounds, was up 2.4 percent from September 2019. The September revision represented a decrease of 5 million pounds or less than 0.1 percent from last month’s preliminary production estimate
Production per cow in the 24 major States averaged 1,997 pounds for October, 35 pounds above October 2019. The number of milk cows on farms in the 24 major States was 8.88 million head, 62,000 head more than October 2019, and 17,000 head more than September 2020.