JF Cobb and Sons from Dorset are living proof that large herds don’t have higher drug use. Across the five farms they manage, milking a total of 4,500 cows, antibiotics use averages just 6.6mg/pcu. This compares with a West Country average of 22mg/pcu. Their two larger units, where cows average 12,500 litres, have the lowest antibiotics usage of all their systems. See also: 4 areas where dairy farmers can cut antibiotics use Stats from two of the larger herds in the […]