Milk Cow Inventory Stable

Graphic -- Dairy Cow Slaughter

The monthly milk production report was released this week with revisions to the U.S. cow herd up 8 thousand head from the previous estimate in July.  August came in even with the previous month at 9.360 million dairy cows in the U.S. These numbers are somewhat surprising given the large reduction in dairy cow slaughter.  

For more on this topic, see the Livestock Monitor article below.