In Idaho, the definition of cattle includes bison and Yaks. Idaho is the 3rd largest dairy-producing state in the nation, with over 14 billion pounds of milk produced in 2015. There are over 2 million cattle on over 11 million acres in the state, primarily used in the production of beef and dairy products. The most cattle-dense county is Gooding county, with over 300,000 cattle located there. The county with the most cattle farms – more than 1,100 – is Canyon county. More statistics can be found through the National Agriculture Statistics Service.
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