Wednesday, November 24, 2010

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Milk Production up 6.9%


Boise--Idaho milk production during October 2010 totaled 1.09 billion pounds, a 6.9 percent increase from the same month last year, and up slightly from September 2010 that's according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

September 2010 milk production was revised to 1.09 billion pounds, down 6 million pounds from the preliminary level. Average milk production per cow in October 2010 was 1,910 pounds, up 40 pounds from October 2009. The average number of milk cows during October was 571,000 head, up 25,000 from October 2009 but unchanged from September 2010.

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