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Updated: Nov 16, 2023

A dairy market analyst says the milking herd isn’t likely to see major expansions anytime soon.

The Daily Dairy Report’s Sarina Sharp tells Brownfield it’s currently cost-prohibitive to expand dairy facilities and bred heifer numbers are at a ten-year low.

“We just don’t have the livestock to fuel a rapid expansion,” she explains. “The only way that we’re going to expand is to really slow down cull rates and keep the cows that we have around.”

November 13, 2023

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