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Domestic cattle herd grows as demand slows

By |December 28, 2022|Categories: Dairy & Eggs, Market Prices|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

USDA’s December milk production for the week leading into Christmas showed a 1,000-head revision higher in the previous herd number and a further 1,000-head [...]

Latest milk production report sparks controversy over herd

By |November 1, 2022|Categories: Dairy & Eggs, Market Prices|Tags: , , , , , , |

2022 has been marked by repeated USDA revisions by of milking cow numbers. Around midyear, we saw a dramatic upward revision in the herd [...]

USDA makes big dairy adjustment, erasing 25% of estimated herd deficit

By |August 2, 2022|Categories: Dairy & Eggs, Livestock & Poultry|Tags: , , , , , |

Although USDA typically tweaks the previous month’s dairy herd statistics, the most recent milk production figures released in July saw a much bigger adjustment. [...]

Dairy prices advance as U.S. herd recedes

By |October 26, 2021|Categories: Dairy & Eggs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Key industry reports released this past week provided additional fuel to bulls in dairy, bolstering prices. Domestically, the milk production report surprised many with [...]

February milk production report skewed by extra leap day last year

By |March 19, 2021|Categories: Dairy & Eggs|Tags: , , , |

USDA’s milk production report showed some interesting results through February, but the 29 days in February 2020 make it more difficult to draw meaningful [...]