Updated February 1, 2016

Most Mid-South Dairy Records and DRMS fees are based on cow counts. Test day charges are calculated solely on a cow count in a herd on the previous test day except for DHIA Operating Fee and Mid-South Computer Charges. All other fees listed are per test charges. Mid-South offers true cafeteria pricing where you only pay for what you want and what you use!

DHIA Operating Fees 20 cents per cow per month plus $5 per herd

Mid-South Computer Charge

5 cents per cow per month
DHIR or Tri-Star Fee $2 per herd
Mid-South Meter Fee 8 cents per cow
Testday NonPayment Fee 5% of Total Invoice
Testday Payment Discount 5% for Payment on Testday

Butterfat, Protein and Somatic Cell
30  cents per cow - Includes Hotsheet faxed, e-mailed or from website
Hotsheet Mailed $1 per Herd per Test
Bulk Tank for Fat, Protein, SCC & MUN FREE with whole herd test
MUN Analysis 18 cents per cow - $5 Bulk Tank Only
Milk Pregnancy Testing $4 per Sample
Sample Shipping

$12 plus 4 cents per cow - covers shipping to and from lab

Base Fee 9 cents per cow, minimum of $2.70 per herd
Monthly Report 3 cents per cow
Herd Summary $1.75 per herd
Cow Pages 1 cent per cow
PCDART Herd Management Software $10 plus 10 cents per cow per month - $50 Max
Pocketdairy $30 Initial Fee then $10 plus 3cents per cow per month - $20 Max


 

For Complete DRMS Charges visit  http://www.drms.org  Log in with Herdcode and RAC

Tech wages and travel may be determined by a Local DHIA Association and differ from rates shown below.

1X Walk On (1st 30 cows) $32.50
  > 30 cows
.47 per cow
  Travel IRS Rate .54 per total miles

2X Walk On (1st 30 cows) $65.00
  > 30 cows
.71 per cow
  Travel IRS Rate .54 per total miles

Butterfat and Protein - or - SCC 50 cents per sample
Butterfat, Protein and Somatic Cell 80 cents per sample
MUN - 30 sample minimum charge 50 cents per sample
Mid-South Prepaid Shipping $24 per herd plus 5 cents per sample