How much milk does the average dairy cow produce in a year?

Dairy August 30, 2007 Print Friendly and PDF
According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the average milk production per cow in the United States in 2006 was 19,951 lb/cow, which is equivalent to 2,320 gallons per cow per year.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.