Mastitis is frustrating! Even more so when we don’t know where it is coming from or we are having trouble clearing up cases. We have a test available at the practice which gives us results within 24 hours to help improve overall cure rates in your herd. Mastatest identifies the type of bacteria and the most effective antibiotic treatment for each case of clinical mastitis. What we require is a milk sample from the infected quarter before any treatment has been given.
This can be collected in sample pots (available at the vets), and dropped off over the counter, or given to one of us if we are on farm. We can run up to 4 tests at any one time, and can notify you of the results by email or phone call. If you have any queries, would like more information, or want a few sample pots, please contact us.