GB milk production update: Week ending 13 April

Published 24 April 19

GB milk production averaged more than 37m litres per day for the week ending 13 April 2019. That is higher than peak milk production for the last three years, and volumes are still going up.

Average daily GB milk production rose by 0.6% for the week ending 13 April 2019. Production is currently running 1.4% above our latest forecast, and is 4.8% above the same time last year, equivalent to 1.7m litres per day.

Most herds are now out on grass, and favourable weather has helped to maintain yields, keeping production above forecasted levels.

Weekly Production Update W .e 13 Apr HC Table

Weekly Production Update W .e 13 Apr HC Graph