November Milk Production Up

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Here are the latest numbers as reported by Cattle Network.

Milk production in the 23 major States during November totaled 13.3 billion pounds, up 2.5 percent from November 2005. October production, unrevised at 13.7 billion pounds, was up 2.1 percent from October 2005. Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,616 pounds for November, 24 pounds above November 2005. The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.25 million head, 81,000 head more than November 2005, and 3,000 head more than October 2006.

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