Farm ServicesMilk quality management and investigation
Milk quality management and investigation
Producing premium quality milk is essential. The industry has a number of training programs for farmers which The Vet Group supports. We offer one on one advice to individual farms to have in place effective milk quality program. Supporting farmers to ensure milk quality failures are quickly corrected is important to us.
We provide a number of milk quality services and products.
- Milk quality monitoring, including clinical case data entry and herd test analysis
- In-house milk cultures
- Milking visits to assess vacuum levels, cow behaviour and teat health
- Dry-off advice
- Drying off assistance and/or staff training
- Teatsealing of heifers
- On-farm staff training for the recognition, treatment and prevention of clinical mastitis
Development of farm treatment protocols and residue avoidance