Always check whenever:
- Cows calve early after dry cow therapy.
- A cow has been treated ‘Off Label’:
– when a standard dose rate has been exceeded
– when treatments are extended
– if treatments are combined
Off- label use renders normal withdrawal periods unreliable: extend to 7 days from last
treatment and always test before resubmitting milk for sale.
- If treatment records are ‘lost or confused’.
- To identify which cow is responsible for a ‘mystery’ tank failure (see blue link on the right for
Testing all post-treatment cows, and securing a clear result before resubmitting milk for sale,
remains the best safeguard available to ensure the integrity of your milk.
Please call us for advice if you are uncertain about which version of the test to use (01225 460234).