Helping you maintain a healthy, productive herd

Animal health products and diagnostic testing for profitable herd management.



production and SCC monitoring • dairy management software and mobile app • management reports • diagnostic testing



individual animal and whole-herd testing • surveillance programs • A1/A2 • BVD • BLV • Johne’s • pregnancy •mastitis

herd health


mycotoxin control • teat dips • animal identification • electrolytes • direct-fed microbials • dewormers • colostrum management • calf health


March 2024 Top DHI ECM Herds

The monthly DHI Top Herds report ranks the top 100 Holstein and Top 10 High-Components Breeds herds for Energy Corrected Milk (ECM). To appear in the report herds must have a data collection rating ≥ 90, herd size of ≥ 25 and be enrolled in an official DHI test type with CentralStar.

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Maximize Herd Longevity

Maximize Herd Longevity

A smaller heifer inventory means reduced culling and turnover rates in the milking herd. This gives you the opportunity to milk more mature cows that produce at higher levels. Unfortunately, high-production mature cows come with a higher risk for mastitis and elevated Somatic Cell Count (SCS). So, how do you ensure you are selecting genetics for the right traits and indexes to facilitate healthier, longer-living cows?

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The DTX difference at Kessenich Farms

The DTX difference at Kessenich Farms

In 2018, Kessenich Farms, LLC, a 600-cow Jersey and Holstein herd in DeForest, Wis. was faced with reproduction issues. Wade Kessenich recalls, "we had a lot of abortions in the third trimester, and...

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  • Pregnancy – Eliminate the labor pains of pregnancy checks
  • BVD – Vaccination is the only step in stopping the cycle
  • Mastitis PCR – You don’t have to settle for no-growth results
  • BLV/Leukosis – Untreatable does not mean unmanageable
  • The journey to A2 milk – The inside scoop with MOO-ville Creamery and Select Sires

What our customers say

“When you’re in this businesss you’re like an NFL coach. You surround yourself with good people and it makes life much easier. CentralStar is really amazing. The whole group is phenomenal to work with. We are blessed to have great employees. They care about what we do.”

Jim, Chuck & Mark Fahey
Prairieland Dairy, Belleville, Wisconsin

Careers at CentralStar

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CentralStar is committed to fostering your passion and exploring possibilities to create solutions that deliver greater results for our customers. Are you ready to be part of this success?