Farm Statistics

Wisconsin Dairy Data

This downloadable, printable pdf document contains a wide variety of Wisconsin dairy statistics and is updated annually.

 

Farm Statistics

  • Dairy Farms

    Dairy Farms

    Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS), March 1, 2017

    Number of Licensed Dairy Herds in Wisconsin

    9,261 herds

     

     
  • Dairy Cows

    Dairy Cows

    Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS), February 2017

    Number of Dairy Cows in Wisconsin

    1,280,000 dairy cows

     

    Average Number of Cows Per Dairy Farm

    138 dairy cows

     

     
  • Milk Production

    Milk Production

    Source: Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service (WASS), February 2017

    Total Monthly Milk Production in Wisconsin

    2.3 billion pounds

     

    Monthly Milk Production Per Cow

    1,815 pounds of milk

    211 gallons of milk

     

    Daily Milk Production Per Cow

    65 pounds of milk

    8 gallons of milk