Activity in Wales

Welcome to the AHDB Llaeth/Dairy area where we hope you will find all the information you need regarding Welsh dairy industry statistics, news and activity in Wales.

For AHDB Llaeth/Dairy general enquiries:   

Telephone: 07875 098173
Email: menna.davies@ahdb.org.uk

If you would like to know more about what's coming up in Wales or have any requests, please call Richard Davies on 07966 237 841. 

Latest News

  • China's thirst for dairy grows

    Consumption of dairy products in China is expected to increase 2.5% this year to 33.7 million tonnes, according to USDA forecasts. 15 August 2019
  • Growth in milk yield slows down

    GB milk production has been breaking record since November last year, with average milk yields up as much as 8% on the year. However in recent months, the rate of growth has been falling, suggesting that yields may be returning to more historically normal levels. 25 June 2019
  • African Swine Fever – potential impacts on dairy

    As the world’s largest pork producer China accounts for around 50% of pork production globally. The current African Swine Fever epidemic is expected to reduce China’s pork production by 25-35% according to Rabobank, resulting in increased demand for other animal proteins but decreased demand for feedstuffs. 13 June 2019
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