State Reports Drop in Dairy Herd Numbers

By: WSAW Staff
By: WSAW Staff

The state's Agriculture Department has announced its latest dairy herd count numbers and they say there is a drop in herd numbers.

According to the, the count is at just over 11,500 herds milking during the first week of June. That's a drop of over 250 since January 1.

Clark County continues to hold the highest number of herds in the state with 944. 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.

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