UK Milk Composition

Published 12 July 19

Butterfat 

  Butterfat (%)   Cumulative butterfat (%)  
  2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
Apr 4.16 4.06 4.13 4.05 4.02 4.16 4.06 4.13 4.05
May 3.99 3.95 3.97 3.96 3.97 4.07 4.00 4.05 4.00
Jun 3.94 3.93 3.90   3.94 4.03 3.98 4.00  
Jul 3.94 3.93 3.89   3.92 4.01 3.97 3.97  
Aug 3.98 4.01 3.98   3.93 4.00 3.98 3.97  
Sep 4.09 4.13 4.09   3.95 4.02 4.00 3.99  
Oct 4.18 4.18 4.17   3.97 4.04 4.03 4.02  
Nov 4.25 4.19 4.19   3.99 4.07 4.05 4.04  
Dec 4.19 4.20 4.16   4.01 4.08 4.07 4.05  
Jan 4.12 4.16 4.11   4.02 4.08 4.07 4.06  
Feb 4.13 4.17 4.10   4.04 4.09 4.08 4.06  
Mar 4.12 4.21 4.12   4.05 4.09 4.09 4.07  
Ave. 4.09 4.09 4.07 4.00          

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

* The latest month's data are provisional

Source: DEFRA

UK Milk Composition Butterfat

Protein

Protein (%)   
  2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
April 3.27 3.29 3.27 3.36
May 3.28 3.29 3.27  3.35 
Jun 3.23 3.24 3.23  
Jul 3.22 3.24 3.21  
Aug 3.25 3.31 3.28  
Sep 3.32 3.39 3.39  
Oct 3.38 3.38 3.43  
Nov 3.39 3.38 3.44  
Dec 3.36 3.37 3.38  
Jan 3.28 3.32 3.34  
Feb 3.27 3.32 3.34  
Mar 3.26 3.32 3.34  
Ave. 3.29 3.32 3.33 3.35

* The latest month's data are provisional

Source: DEFRA

UK Milk Composition Protein