GB milk production update: Week ending 20 April 19

Published 29 April 19

GB milk production averaged more than 37m litres per day for the week ending 20 April 2019. This is higher than the level of milk production reached at the peak for the last three years, with volumes still rising.

Average daily GB milk production rose by 0.6% for the week ending 20 April 2019 compared to the week before. Deliveries are currently running 1.1% above our latest forecast, and 4.4% above the same week last year, equivalent to 1.6m 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 20 Apr HC Table

 

Weekly Production Update W .e 20 Apr HC Graph