EU-28 Milk Production Update – Mar ’20
Executive Summary EU-28 milk production figures provided by Eurostat were recently updated with values spanning through Jan ’20. Highlights from the updated report include:
- EU-28 milk production finished higher on a YOY basis for the 12th consecutive month during Jan ’20, increasing 1.1% to a record high seasonal level.
- Jan ’20 YOY increases in milk production were led by the Netherlands, followed by France and Poland, while YOY declines in milk production were led by the United Kingdom. Overall, 19 of the 28 member states experienced YOY increases in milk production throughout the month.
- EU-28 beef & dairy cow slaughter rates finished higher on a YOY basis for the first time in the past seven months during Dec ’19 when normalizing for slaughter days, increasing by 1.0%.