Your local, certified field service provider serving Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Colorado & Washington dairymen.
How We Started
On November 5th, 1973 Idaho DHIA was formed. Currently, Idaho DHIA works closely with 25 independent dairy cow supervisors and 30 independent goat supervisors.
“Idaho DHIA is committed to working efficiently and effectively to help dairymen obtain the information and support they need.”
— Susan Lee, Manager
Dairy cows in Idaho
Dairy operations in Idaho
Cow & Herd Numbers
Over the years, Idaho DHIA has seen steady growth in cow numbers and a slight decrease in herd numbers. For our 2014-2015 year, we had an average of 271,030 cows and 183 herds. Compared to the previous year of 225,438 cows and 184 herds. In 2004-2005, we had 160,350 cows and 306 herds. Since 2005, we’ve seen a loss of 124 herds, and a gain of over 94,000 cows.
Idaho DHIA is proud to be a member of National DHIA, an organization whose purpose is to promote accurate, reliable, and credible DHIA records and represent the interests DHIA affiliates within the dairy industry in the US.
For more information on National DHIA, visit their website at dhia.org