Farm & Dairy Statistics

Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farm Statistics


Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 8,217 herds (November 1, 2018)

Number of Dairy Cows: 1,273,000 dairy cows (October 2018)

Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 155 dairy cows (October 2018)

Total Monthly Milk Production: 2.54 billion pounds (October 2018)

Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 1,995 pounds or 232 gallons

Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 64 pounds or 7.5 gallons

Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)