Farm & Dairy Statistics

Wisconsin Monthly Dairy Farm Statistics

Number of Licensed Dairy Herds: 8,649 herds (April 1, 2018)

Number of Dairy Cows: 1,274,000 dairy cows (March 2018)

Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm: 147 dairy cows (March 2018)

Total Monthly Milk Production: 2.60 billion pounds (March 2018)

Monthly Milk Production Per Cow: 2,040 pounds or 237 gallons

Daily Milk Production Per Cow: 66 pounds or 7.7 gallons

Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS)