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Compare Your Dairy Farm vs other European Dairy Farms

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North-West Italy: Dairy Farm Structure

This page summarizes the structure of Dairy Farms, with particular reference to the number of dairy cows, the number of farms, the average size of available farmland and other relevant information.

Data is available on all the regions of individual EU countries; by filling out the form in the yellow box it is possible to compare one’s own Dairy Farm with other European Dairy Farms.

Compare Your Dairy Farm vs other European Dairy Farms

number of lactating cows normally present on the farm (dry cows excluded)
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total milk production in one year in quintals
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Utilised Agricultural Area in hectares
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Current farmgate milk prices in €/100kg
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NORTH-WEST ITALY - Summary 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Average farmgate milk price (€ / 100 Kg) 38,78 39,72 34,69 32,01 37,01 35,85
% change from previous year +2,4% -12,7% -7,7% +15,6% -3,1%
Milk produced (‘000 Tonnes) 5.147 5.568 5.439 5.729 5.866
% change from previous year +8,2% -2,3% +5,3% +2,4%
Nr. of dairy cows ('000) 647 691 685 678 648
% change from previous year +6,9% -0,9% -1,0% -4,5%
Estimated average production (quintals per cow) 79,6 80,5 79,4 84,4 90,6
% change from previous year +1,2% -1,4% +6,4% +7,2%
Nr. of dairy farms 9.890 11.540
% change from previous census +16,7%
Source:
Milk delivered:
Nr. of dairy cows: Eurostat (dataset: agr_r_animal)
Milk produced: Eurostat (dataset: agr_r_milkpr)
Nr. of dairy farms: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)

The average farmgate milk price is obtained by weighing the average farmgate milk price (source: Elaborazione CLAL) against the quantities of milk delivered (source: Eurostat).
The average production per cow is obtained by dividing the tonnes of milk produced by the number of dairy cows.





NORTH-WEST ITALY - Average number of dairy cows per Dairy Farm
Size
(ha)
Year
0
< 2
2 - 4,9
5 - 9,9
10 - 19,9
20 - 29,9
30 - 49,9
50 - 99,9
> 100
Lombardy Piemonte Valle d Aosta Liguria
2016 2016 2016 2016
0 0 0 0
4 16 9 0
9 5 5 3
18 16 9 18
37 16 29 14
76 48 19 6
87 44 0 13
127 79 21 24
211 99 30 64
AVERAGE ± su 2013
2016 2016
0 0,0%
8 +339,6%
7 +21,5%
16 +19,4%
27 -16,5%
69 +6,3%
66 -14,1%
104 -16,1%
156 -6,7%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)

The agricultural areas depicted in the graph represent at least 70% of the milk produced in the in Italia Nord-Ovest

NORTH-WEST ITALY - Number of dairy farms
Size
(ha)
Year
0
< 2
2 - 4,9
5 - 9,9
10 - 19,9
20 - 29,9
30 - 49,9
50 - 99,9
> 100
All
Lombardy Piemonte Valle d Aosta Liguria
2016 2016 2016 2016
0 0 0 0
300 140 60 0
560 330 160 110
670 400 310 150
1.100 890 90 70
1.220 270 40 30
950 830 0 30
950 480 80 30
770 330 170 20
6.520 3.670 910 440
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
0 0,0%
500 +72,4%
1.160 +107,1%
1.530 +37,8%
2.150 +15,0%
1.560 -11,9%
1.810 +11,0%
1.540 -6,7%
1.290 +27,7%
11.540 +16,7%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)
ITALIA NORD-OVEST - Number of cows
Size
(ha)
Year
0
< 2
2 - 4,9
5 - 9,9
10 - 19,9
20 - 29,9
30 - 49,9
50 - 99,9
> 100
All
Lombardy Piemonte Valle d Aosta Liguria
2016 2016 2016 2016
0 560 80 0
1.090 2.180 520 0
5.080 1.560 820 340
12.030 6.500 2.810 2.640
40.680 13.820 2.650 970
93.200 13.040 750 170
82.730 36.470 630 400
120.540 37.810 1.650 720
162.150 32.820 5.180 1.270
517.500 144.760 15.090 6.510
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
640 0,0%
3.790 +658,0%
7.800 +151,6%
23.980 +64,6%
58.120 -4,0%
107.160 -6,3%
120.230 -4,7%
160.720 -21,7%
201.420 +19,2%
683.860 -1,4%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)