EU-28: Dairy Farm Structure

This page provides with a general market view of the dairy farm structure in alcuni Paesi della UE-28 (Italia, Germania, Francia, Irlanda, Paesi Bassi, Polonia) with relation to:
  • Number of cows (heads)
  • Number of dairy farms
  • Agricultural area size class (in hectares)
The chart below shows the connection between the average farm size (cows/farms) and the number of farms destined to the cow breeding for milk production with relation to the agricultural area size.

The tables indicates the Number of dairy Farms and the Number of heads of each selected European country, with relation to the agricultural area size..

Charts at the bottom shows the comparison between Number of Farms and Number of heads in each selected country more in depth.
Size
(ha)
Number of dairy farms
Italy Germany France Ireland Netherlands Poland
Year 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
0 70 110 570 0 20 280
< 2 820 70 470 10 90 17.890
2 - 4,9 4.600 270 1.700 20 200 73.370
5 - 9,9 8.260 2.860 1.730 70 350 91.180
10 - 19,9 8.900 12.320 2.930 780 1.340 91.160
20 - 29,9 5.210 9.030 4.690 2.040 2.720 31.790
30 - 49,9 5.380 17.660 11.660 6.160 7.050 19.810
50 - 99,9 4.220 23.050 35.600 7.450 5.950 7.140
> 100 2.140 13.450 33.190 1.610 950 1.900
All 39.600 78.820 92.540 18.140 18.670 334.520
Size
(ha)
Number of cows
Italy Germany France Ireland Netherlands Poland
Year 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
0 3.010 5.450 45.310 0 730 2.930
< 2 3.320 1.780 1.240 440 240 22.560
2 - 4,9 43.570 3.700 5.280 830 1.990 120.520
5 - 9,9 119.650 21.690 8.130 1.830 4.380 275.560
10 - 19,9 249.580 181.860 17.050 18.520 41.190 646.240
20 - 29,9 254.500 200.190 51.500 66.540 134.850 441.500
30 - 49,9 371.950 598.010 285.970 295.220 520.760 412.980
50 - 99,9 391.690 1.363.650 1.347.900 562.790 662.940 222.290
> 100 325.200 1.875.100 1.974.800 217.050 185.830 198.940
All 1.762.470 4.251.430 3.737.180 1.163.220 1.552.910 2.343.520
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