Testing plans available to Southern Counties DHIA members

Southern Counties DHIA has several different testing plans to choose from to meet your testing needs.

2X - Test two shifts during a 24 hour period. This includes collecting milk samples for analysis. Standard analysis includes: Butterfat, Protein, and Solids Non Fat. Somatic Cell Count is optional.

2XAP-1 - Test one shift out of two milked during a 24 hour period. This includes collecting milk samples for analysis. Standard analysis includes: Butterfat, Protein, and Solids Non Fat. Somatic Cell Count is optional.

3X - Test three shifts milked during a 24 hour period. This includes collecting milk samples for analysis. Standard analysis includes: Butterfat, Protein, and Solids Non Fat. Somatic Cell Count is optional.

3XAP-1 - Test one shift out of three milked during a 24 hour period. This includes collecting milk samples for analysis. Standard analysis includes: Butterfat, Protein, and Solids Non Fat. Somatic Cell Count is optional.

3XAP-2 - Test two shifts out of three milked during a 24 hour period. This includes collecting milk samples for analysis. Standard analysis includes: Butterfat, Protein, and Solids Non Fat. Somatic Cell Count is optional.

All the above testing plans can be done as a milk weight only plan. No samples are collected for analysis.

Somatic Cell analysis is an optional service selected at the customer’s discretion, monthly, semi monthly, quarterly or on an as needed basis. Milk Urea Nitrogen analysis on pen samples is available as an option.

Data import with combined information from testday (cow Id, milk weights, components).
This can be provided via email, TeamViewer or overnight mail with CD, or USB flash drive.

At the end of the last shift tested you can receive a dat file that includes the milking cows with their production . This file can be imported into the DC305 program.

Your production reports can be sent to you via email, regular mail** or overnight carrier **. We will also transmit production data to ATA, Dhi Provo or DRMS if you're using their service.


**paid by customer