October milk production fell 6.6% YOY taking seasonal intake 6.5% behind the comparative according to Dairy Australia.
Milk intake was down across all states; in Victoria, intake fell 6.4% YOY for the month, bringing season to date output 5.6% behind the prior year comparative. Output declined 8.2% YOY in Western Victoria, while the state’s north recorded a 5.0% YOY fall in production. In Gippsland, October intake was down 5.8% YOY. NSW output fell 11.6% YOY, taking season to date production 11.9% behind the prior year comparative. Tasmania’s milk output fell 5.4% YOY in October, down 6.6% for the season.