Farm & Dairy Statistics

Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farm Statistics


Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 7,559 herds (September 1, 2019)

Number of Dairy Cows: 1,267,000 dairy cows (August 2019)

Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 168 dairy cows (August 2019)

Total Monthly Milk Production: 2.61 billion pounds (August 2019)

Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 2,060 pounds or 240 gallons

Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 66 pounds or 7.7 gallons

Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)