EU-28 Milk Production Update – Nov ’19
Executive Summary EU-28 milk production figures provided by Eurostat were recently updated with values spanning through Sep ’19. Highlights from the updated report include:
- EU-28 milk production finished higher on a YOY basis for the eighth consecutive month during Sep ’19, increasing 0.9% to a record high seasonal level.
- Sep ’19 YOY increases in milk production were led by Germany, followed by Spain and the Netherlands. Overall, 20 of the 28 member states experienced YOY increases in milk production throughout the month.
- EU-28 beef & dairy cow slaughter rates finished lower on a YOY basis for the sixth time in the past seven months during Aug ’19 when normalizing for slaughter days, declining by 4.6%.