UK Milk Composition

Published 1 October 18

Butterfat

 

  Butterfat (%) Cumulative butterfat (%)
  2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Apr 4.02 4.16 4.06 4.13 4.02 4.16 4.06 4.13
May 3.91 3.99 3.95 3.96 3.97 4.07 4.00 4.04
Jun 3.90 3.94 3.93 3.90 3.94 4.03 3.98 4.00
Jul 3.83 3.94 3.93  3.89  3.92 4.01 3.97  3.97 
Aug 3.99 3.98 4.01  4.04  3.93 4.00 3.98  3.98 
Sep 4.03 4.09 4.13   3.95 4.02 4.00  
Oct 4.12 4.18 4.18   3.97 4.04 4.03   
Nov 4.15 4.25 4.19   3.99 4.07 4.05  
Dec 4.13 4.19 4.20    4.01 4.08 4.07  
Jan 4.15 4.12 4.14   4.02 4.08 4.07  
Feb 4.18 4.13 4.16   4.04 4.09 4.08  
Mar 4.20 4.12 4.20   4.05 4.09 4.09  
Ave. 4.05 4.09 4.09          


* The latest month's data are provisional

Please note the August butterfat figure is being queried by Defra and may be revised.

Figures in the tables are rounded up or down, so reported values in the text may differ to the table.

Source: DEFRA

UK Milk Composition Butterfat

Protein

Protein (%) 
  2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
April 3.29 3.27 3.29 3.27
May 3.31 3.28 3.29 3.27
Jun 3.30 3.23 3.24  3.23 
Jul 3.31 3.22 3.24  3.21 
Aug 3.31 3.25 3.31   3.33  
Sep 3.44 3.32 3.39   
Oct 3.41 3.38 3.38  
Nov 3.36 3.39 3.38  
Dec 3.32 3.36 3.37  
Jan 3.28 3.28 3.30  
Feb 3.28 3.27 3.31   
Mar 3.29 3.26 3.31  
Ave. 3.33 3.29 3.32  

* The latest month's data are provisional

Source: DEFRA

UK Milk Composition Protein