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IRELAND: Milkfat supply

This page contains a chart showing the Ireland deliveries’ milkfat monthly changes, in comparison with the butter price development.

Milkfat changes, converted into butter equivalent 82% fat, are calculated on the rolling year: for each month, the milkfat production is added to the production of the previous 11 months. With this method is always considered the total production in a 12-months time window, so it is possible to identify the trend without the effect of seasonality.

The chart below shows the three-year trend of the fat component in the Ireland milk, while the table summarizes the average monthly prices of Butter.

Updates are detected twice a day. Last Update: January 17th, 2018, h: 12.00

Find out the monthly milkfat supply of the European Union and in the largest European milk Producers: Germany, France, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium

€/ton Germany
Average Monthly prices of Butter
Deutsche Markenbutter, lose
2016 2017 2018 % on prev. month % on 2017
January 2.823 4.275 4.117 -7,35% -3,70%
February 2.660 4.063
March 2.450 4.230
April 2.450 4.413
May 2.521 4.980
June 2.915 5.863
July 3.256 6.213
August 3.602 6.660
September 4.288 6.906
October 4.331 6.141
November 4.400 5.050
December 4.400 4.443
Average 3.331 5.287 4.117
Change (1) +10,92% +58,75% -3,70%
Source: Butter-und Käse-börse e.V. Kempten
1) change from the same period of previous year
  = min price
  = max price