What Is the Weight of Milk Per Gallon?

The weight of a gallon of milk is 8.6 pounds. The average cow produces 6.5 gallons or 55.9 pounds of milk each day. There are about 350 squirts of milk in 1 gallon.

Cows are usually milked twice each day. The record for the most milk produced by a cow in one year is 59,298 pounds. A typical cow provides 350,000 glasses of milk during her lifetime.

There are 21 billion gallons of milk produced in the United States each year, and 9 percent of this amount is exported to other countries. The top two milk producing states are California and Wisconsin.