State Dairy Herd Count Now Totals 11,324
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 10/29/2012
The state's agriculture department has announced its latest dairy herd count numbers, which indicates that there were 11,324 herds milking during the first week of October. That's a drop of 116 since August 1.
Last year at this time, there were about 11,916 herds licensed by the DATCP.
Clark County continues to hold the highest number of herds in the state with 933.
Meanwhile, Forest County ranks last in the state with one herd, followed by Milwaukee County's three.
The department says about 85-percent of all herds in the Dairy State are registered as Grade A operations.