A dairy cow's udders© Tim Scrivener
Implementation of the AHDB dairy mastitis control plan (DMCP) at one Shropshire farm has seen incidences of the condition halved in three years despite the milking herd increasing. In 2014 mastitis cost Nantgoch Farm in Oswestry £118,000. Two years on, in the 12 months to 2016, the cost to the business, run by Bryn and Bev Jones along with son Matthew, totalled £62,000 – a saving of just under £60,000. Specialist cattle vet James Breen and herd manager Nigel Jones […]