Farm & Dairy Statistics

Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farm Statistics


Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 7,722 herds (June 1, 2019)

Number of Dairy Cows: 1,269,000 dairy cows (May 2019)

Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 164 dairy cows (May 2019)

Total Monthly Milk Production: 2.65 billion pounds (May 2019)

Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 2,090 pounds or 243 gallons

Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 67 pounds or 7.8 gallons

Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)