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IRELAND: Milkfat supply

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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: November 22nd, 2019, 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
2004 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 3.017 2.138 3.915 2.919 2.823 4.275 4.135 4.475 +1,32% +8,22%
February 2.980 2.170 3.638 3.256 2.660 4.063 4.669 4.319 -3,49% -7,50%
March 2.980 2.175 3.650 3.331 2.450 4.230 4.844 4.131 -4,34% -14,71%
April 2.995 2.173 3.550 3.095 2.450 4.413 5.438 4.175 +1,06% -23,22%
May 3.000 2.168 3.413 2.988 2.521 4.980 5.990 4.094 -1,95% -31,66%
June 3.004 2.259 3.466 3.000 2.915 5.863 6.069 3.863 -5,65% -36,35%
July 3.015 2.375 3.518 2.935 3.256 6.213 5.550 3.700 -4,21% -33,33%
August 3.015 2.400 3.225 2.728 3.602 6.660 5.655 3.556 -3,89% -37,11%
September 3.010 2.675 3.038 2.840 4.288 6.906 5.513 3.631 +2,11% -34,13%
October 2.975 3.225 3.050 3.035 4.331 6.141 4.863 3.675 +1,20% -24,43%
November 2.960 3.513 3.019 3.019 4.400 5.050 4.488 3.633 -1,13% -19,03%
December 2.960 3.331 2.883 2.921 4.400 4.443 4.417
Jan - Nov 2.995 2.481 3.405 3.010 3.262 5.341 5.198 3.933
Change (1) -5,58% -17,16% +37,23% -11,62% +8,40% +63,73% -2,69% -24,33%
Average 2.992 2.552 3.374 3.003 3.331 5.287 5.152
Change (1) -5,92% -14,71% +32,20% -11,00% +10,92% +58,75% -2,57%
Butter-und Käse-börse e.V. Kempten
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2004, 2009, 2014, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
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