U.S. Dairy Cow Slaughter Update – Oct ’19
Executive Summary U.S. dairy cow slaughter figures provided by USDA were recently updated with values spanning through Sep ’19. Highlights from the updated report include:
- U.S. dairy cow slaughter rates finished higher on a YOY basis for the 31st time in the past 32 months, increasing 1.0% to a six year seasonal high level.
- Sep ’19 MOM increases in dairy cow slaughter were led by Standard Federal Region 9 (Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada).
- Sep ’19 YOY declines in dairy cow slaughter were led by Standard Federal Region 5 (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin).