Achieving economies of scale – what does the data show?

Published 30 June 14

Achieving economies of scale – what does the data show?

There is much speculation about the economies of scale that can be achieved in dairy farming, and whether these relate to herd size, yield or total milk production. Here, AHDB/DairyCo economist Mark Topliff analyses 2012/13 Milkbench+ data to get some clues as to the role economies of scale can play