The dairy markets closed off the week in a mixed fashion.
After seeing large gains in past sessions, class 3 markets took a tumble during the trade on Thursday, trading anywhere from 3 cents higher to 12 cents lower.
Milk prices were a mixed bag on Wednesday as product markets failed to support the early surge in prices.
Class III markets continue their upward movement.
Thus far higher production per cow is offsetting lower cow numbers.
Cow numbers dropped again in December and previous reports were adjusted lower