GB milk production update 12 July 2019

Published 12 July 19

The seasonal decline in milk production eased this week, with only a -0.8% drop compared with the week before.

GB production to 6Jul19

The latest grass growth figures show the improvement in grazing since the start of July, which is in stark contrast to the poor grass growth recorded through last year’s summer.

GB grass growth to 6Jul19

With milk volumes dropping quickly at this time last year due to the poor grazing conditions, GB volumes are now running more than 3% up on last year. Production is now also running slightly ahead of our latest milk forecast.

 

Chris Gooderham