UK Milk Composition

Published 14 December 17

Butterfat

  Butterfat (%) Cumulative butterfat (%)
  2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Apr 4.01 4.02 4.16 4.06 4.01 4.02 4.16 4.06
May 3.90 3.91 3.99 3.97 3.95 3.97 4.07 4.02
Jun 3.84 3.90 3.94 3.96 3.92 3.94 4.03 4.00
Jul 3.84 3.83 3.94  3.96  3.90 3.92 4.01 3.99
Aug 3.92 3.99 3.98 4.03 3.90 3.93 4.00 4.00
Sep 3.97 4.03 4.09  4.12  3.91 3.95 4.02  4.02 
Oct 4.08 4.12 4.18  4.17  3.94 3.97 4.04  4.04 
Nov 4.11 4.15 4.25   3.96 3.99 4.07  
Dec 4.10 4.13 4.19   3.97 4.01 4.08  
Jan 4.07 4.15 4.12   3.98 4.02 4.08  
Feb 4.09 4.18 4.13   3.99 4.04 4.09  
Mar 4.10 4.20 4.12   4.00 4.05 4.09  
Ave. 4.00 4.05 4.09          


* The latest month's data are provisional

Figures in the tables are rounded up or down, so reported values in the text may differ to the table.

Source: DEFRA

UK Milk Composition Butterfat

Protein

Protein (%) 
  2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
April 3.27 3.29 3.27 3.29
May 3.25 3.31 3.28 3.28
Jun 3.24 3.30 3.23 3.24
Jul 3.23 3.31 3.22  3.24 
Aug 3.27 3.31 3.25  3.30 
Sep 3.33 3.44 3.32  3.36 
Oct 3.34 3.41 3.38  3.36 
Nov 3.33 3.36 3.39  
Dec 3.31 3.32 3.36  
Jan 3.28 3.28 3.28  
Feb 3.27 3.28 3.27  
Mar 3.28 3.29 3.26  
Ave. 3.28 3.33 3.29  

* The latest month's data are provisional

Source: DEFRA

UK Milk Composition Protein