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4.3 Average Milk Production per Cow/day (Litre) by Province and District

Average Milk Production per Cow/Day (Litre) by Province and District
Province District Total Farms Milch Cows Total Milk Production/Day Average Milk Production/Cow/Day (L)
Cattle Buffalo Total

Kandy 9,411 11,470 594 12,064 60,137.9 5.0

Matale 5,898 9,487 1,800 11,287 29,966.6 2.7

Nuwara Eliya 10,326 9,093 422 9,515 91,361.4 9.6
Central
25,635 30,050 2,816 32,866 181,465.8 5.5

Ampara 11,500 30,222 8,818 39,040 54,152.2 1.4

Batticaloa 5,707 22,780 6,391 29,171 41,621.5 1.4

Trincomalee 6,135 24,916 12,905 37,821 33,040.9 0.9
Eastern
23,342 77,918 28,114 106,032 128,814.6 1.2

Anuradhapura 17,226 54,365 19,317 73,682 85,116.9 1.2

Polonnaruwa 4,800 13,083 4,246 17,329 24,432.0 1.4
North Central
22,026 67,448 23,563 91,011 109,548.9 1.2

Kurunegala 22,890 46,688 7,688 54,376 109,877.8 2.0

Puttalam 10,252 23,665 4,369 28,034 38,923.8 1.4
North Western
33,142 70,353 12,057 82,410 148,801.7 1.8

Kegalle 5,104 4,678 1,313 5,991 10,068.5 1.7

Ratnapura 3,089 3,641 2,682 6,323 10,219.0 1.6
Sabaragamuwa
8,193 8,319 3,995 12,314 20,287.5 1.6

Galle 4,250 4,935 2,921 7,856 13,384.0 1.7

Hambantota 3,901 11,437 14,289 25,726 26,222.7 1.0

Matara 3,254 3,506 1,852 5,358 9,679.5 1.8
Southern
11,405 19,878 19,062 38,940 49,286.1 1.3

Badulla 16,059 22,567 419 22,986 58,393.5 2.5

Moneragala 9,874 10,981 9,407 20,388 32,143.2 1.6
Uva
25,933 33,548 9,826 43,374 90,536.6 2.1

Colombo 1,608 2,665 1,426 4,091 13,207.0 3.2

Gampaha 7,415 10,346 1,918 12,264 32,210.0 2.6

Kalutara 2,459 3,695 2,833 6,528 13,749.1 2.1
Western
11,482 16,706 6,177 22,883 59,166.1 2.6
Sri Lanka (Without Northern Province)
161,158 324,220 105,610 429,830 787,907.2 1.8
Source:- Dept.of Animal Production and Health (Farm Registration Programme-2008)