Farm & Dairy Statistics

Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farm Statistics


Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 8,163 herds (December 1, 2018)

Number of Dairy Cows: 1,272,000 dairy cows (November 2018)

Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 156 dairy cows (November 2018)

Total Monthly Milk Production: 2.44 billion pounds (November 2018)

Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 1,920 pounds or 223 gallons

Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 64 pounds or 7.4 gallons

Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)