Farm & Dairy Statistics

Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farm Statistics


Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 7,983 herds (March 1, 2019)

Number of Dairy Cows: 1,270,000 dairy cows (February 2019)

Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 159 dairy cows (February 2019)

Total Monthly Milk Production: 2.36 billion pounds (February 2019)

Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 1,860 pounds or 216 gallons

Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 66 pounds or 7.7 gallons

Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)