How profitable is dairy farming?
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416 liters of milk are obtained daily from these 35 cattle while the average price of one liter is Rs 60. In this way, his total income per day is Rs 24,960 while the total expenditure per day comes to Rs 14,900. Hence, he gets a net profit of Rs. 3, 01,800 per month which is a huge profit.
Still, on average, large farms show the most profit per cow at about $275 per cow. Farms with less than 200 cows have profits of about $160 per cow. Herds with 200 to 500 cows are seeing profits of just $84 per cow. “The challenging size are the 200- to 500-cow farms.
Dairy farmers in the United States make an average salary of $27,866 per year or $13.4 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $17,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $44,000.