DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon May 20, 2013 04:14 PM CDT

Spring flush did not seem to unfold as usual with reformulated rations keeping production at a slower growth than usual. Feed supply is expensive with supply tight. However, despite these difficulties, milk production remained strong. Milk production in April was up 0.3% in the top 23 states and up 0.2% for the U.S. After two months of lower production compared to the previous year, the trend is back above last year. New feed coming into the rations may push production further in the coming months. Most Western states still showed declines, but the declines are not as great as ...

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