Irish dairy herd continues to grow

Published 15 September 15

Data released by Ireland’s Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that Irish dairy cow numbers stood at almost 1.3 million as of June 2015, up 5.7% on the previous year. Since 2010, dairy cow numbers have increased by approximately 225,000, with much of the growth taking place since 2013, from which point around 122,000 cows have entered the Irish dairy herd.

 

Irish dairy cow numbers June 15