Farm & Dairy Statistics

Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farm Statistics


Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 7,619 herds (August 1, 2019)

Number of Dairy Cows: 1,268,000 dairy cows (July 2019)

Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 166 dairy cows (July 2019)

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

Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 2,055 pounds or 239 gallons

Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 66 pounds or 7.7 gallons

Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)