The average level of milkquotas in France is 210,000 litres. It is constantly increasing (concentration of farms).
The milk quota in France is attached to the property, it is of no commercial value.
The price of milk at production was around 0.30 €/l in 2003.
:: Most commonly found breeds
The Prim’holstein breed is still the most commonly found (2 in 3 dairy cows in 2000).
The 2nd most commonly found breed is the Montbéliarde (quality of milk, hardiness).
The 3rd most commonly found breed is the Normande (combination: dairy production and aptitude for beef).