National Herd Development

(Trading name of Northern Herd Development Co-Op)


Northern Herd Development co-operative was established at Cohuna, Northern Victoria, in 1974.

Forty years later the co-operative now trades as National Herd Development to better reflect NHD's growing area of service provision.

National Herd Development provides Dairy Herd testing services throughout Northern Victoria, Riverina (NSW), Western Districts Victoria and throughout all of South Australia.

Milk analysis laboratories are located at Cohuna, Kyabram and Timboon.


Many other herd improvement services and products are provided to both Dairy and Beef farmers.


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NHD offices are located at

Cohuna, Kyabram, Wangarratta – Northern Victoria

Timboon, Terang, Warnambool -  Western Districts Victoria

Murray Bridge, Mount Gambier, Yankallila – South Australia


If you would like information about becoming a shareholder in Northern Herd Development co-operative please contact reception at the Cohuna office.


Northern Herd Development Co-Op