Farm & Dairy Statistics

Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farm Statistics

Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 8,719 herds (March 1, 2018)

Number of Dairy Cows: 1,275,000 dairy cows (February 2018)

Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 146 dairy cows (February 2018)

Total Monthly Milk Production: 2.33 billion pounds (February 2018)

Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 1,830 pounds or 213 gallons

Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 65 pounds or 7.6 gallons

Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)