The excellent care our cows receive from farmers not only provides a high level of comfort and overall animal well-being, but it ensures the greatest level of quality in the product they produce and provide to the public.
- The number of dairy farms commercially licensed to sell milk in 2018 was 37, 468
- Average herd size is 251
- Typical milk production per cow is 2,500 gallons per year
- 96% of dairy farms are family-owned and operated
- Milk is measured in hundredweight