Farm & Dairy Statistics

Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farm Statistics


Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 7,292 herds (January 1, 2020)

Number of Dairy Cows: 1,263,000 dairy cows (December 2019)

Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 173 dairy cows (December 2019)

Total Monthly Milk Production: 2.55 billion pounds (December 2019)

Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 2,015 pounds or 234 gallons

Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 65 pounds or 7.6 gallons

Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)