Milk production in Illinois during October totaled 153 million pounds, 4 million pounds below October 2009. November production decreased 1 million pounds from last year to 152 million pounds.
The number of milk cows on farms averaged 98,000 head for both months, down 3,000 head from last year.
Milk per cow averaged 1,560 pounds for October, up 10 from October 2009. November milk per cow was 1,550 pounds, up 40 from last year.