NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Jun 20, 2013 03:29 PM CDT
Milk

Some manufacturers in the Central region report milk receipts are beginning to decline seasonally. In fact, some would like additional milk volumes to meet near-term cheese orders. May milk production was strong and a bit higher than anticipated, but now weather is turning warmer, affecting cow comfort and components reducing cheese yield. Some milk is beginning to be diverted to dryers due to greater price strength for nonfat dry milk. Dairy cattle slaughter for the month of May declined from April and was lower than last year. Slaughter during the month of May totaled 248,000 head, down 20,000 head ...

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