State Dairy Herd Count Now Totals 10,081
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 01/22/2015
The state's agriculture department has announced its latest dairy herd count numbers, which indicates there were 10,081 herds milking during the first week of January. That's a drop of 460 since the same month a year ago.
Clark County continues to hold the highest number of herds in the state with 881.
Forest County ranks last in the state with just one herd, with Milwaukee County only registering two.
But the state's remaining dairy operations are still milking over 1.27 million head.
DATCP records show that 87 percent of state dairy operations are Grade A certified, with 13 percent licensed as Grade B.