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According to a Agricultural Info Sheet on dairy farming published by the Chester County Agricultural Development Council in January of 2015, there are 18,800 dairy cows grazing on 270 dairy farms in Chester County.

Each dairy cow annually generates approximately $13,800 for the local economy by requiring feed, farm products, and services such as veterinary, transportation costs, insurance and processing such as bottling/packaging and manufacturing, resulting in $258 million impact on Chester County’s economy.

Chester County dairy farms rank 6th in dairy revenue generation in Pennsylvania.

Dairy Farming in Chester County – Chester County Agricultural Development Council

Top image courtesy of the Chester County Planning Commission

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