1st March 2010

Health Testing

The recording milk sample holds a wealth of health information for dairy herds.

CIS provide insight from milk, tissue and blood samples to help dairy farmers manage herd health with a range of tools.

The web based system 'Your Herd' is FREE of charge for all milk recorded CIS customers providing a suite of management information to make informed decisions about the herd.

CIS Health Testing includes:

  • Disease testing for Johnes, BVD, IBR and Lepto
  • Ketosis/Acidosis indicator for imbalance of butterfat/protein levels
  • Milk urea analysis to assist feed management
  • Protein intercept comparing production with protein levels to gauge energy status
  • SCC monitor to pinpoint ongoing or one-off problems
  • Online medicine book
Disease testing is available on a quarterly or ad hoc basis. All other analysis is FOC included in the routine milk recording. CHeCS schemes, are also available.