Read the latest news from NML in the 11th edition of "Milk Matters". Click Here
New vet strengthens NML’s technical team
Karen Bond MRCVS has joined National Milk Laboratories (NML) to strengthen the company’s veterinary team. Read More
Read the latest news from NML in the 10th edition of "Milk Matters" Click Here.
TSB Fatty Acid Project Webinar
A webinar for the TSB fatty acid project will be held on Thursday 20th June at 3pm. To register please click here.
TSB Project Update - 8th May 2013
The annual TSB project update meeting took place at Yeo Valley HQ on 8th May. Read More
Read the latest news from NML in the 8th edition of "Milk Matters" Click Here
Finding your Spammed NML Test Result Emails
It has been noted that certain people are having problems with their test result emails being marked as spam by their email provider and going to a junk box rather than an inbox. Although the numbers of phone calls regarding this are down, you find the attached guide on how to fix this useful. Please click here to access the guide.
NML are now on Twitter
NML & Nordic Star Get BVD Status
National Milk Laboratories (NML) & Nordic Star are accredited as a designated BVD testing laboratory & tag suppliers for the Scottish and Northern Irish BVD control initiatives. Read More
Read the latest news from NML in the 7th edition of "Milk Matters". Click here
Read the latest news from NML in the 6th edition of "Milk Matters". Click here
NML Announce a 2 Part Webinar Series on Johne's Disease
We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a two part webinar series based on Johne's Disease. The webinars will include detail on pathogenesis, test interpretation, risk assessments & ongoing control. Read More
Read the latest news from NML in the 5th edition of "Milk Matters". Click here
NML join forces with DSM to distribute antibiotic test kits
National Milk Laboratories (NML) has signed an exclusive agreement to distribute Delvotest BLF antibiotic testing kits to milk buyers, milk haulage companies and vets in Britain. NML already has a well-established transport network throughout Britain, supplying depots with milk recording kits and collecting milk samples for testing for payment purposes. More
On line Request and Test services available for vets
Veterinary practices can now take advantage of on line ordering of disease testing services with National Milk Records "Request and Test" . Accessed through NMR's web based Herd Companion, vets can order specific disease tests to be carried out on milk samples. More
Data shows up impact of Johne's in UK dairy herds
Data collated by NMR and by the University of Reading has demonstrated the impact of Johne's disease on dairy cows. Speaking at Dairy UK's industry conference: ‘Johne's - Moving the agenda forward' (October 10), NMR's business development manager Ben Bartlett compared the performance of cows infected with Johne's with those showing little or no infection. Click here
Read the latest news from NML in the 4th edition of "Milk Matters". Click here
InterHerd+ Workshops 2012
Controlling mastitis and somatic cell counts in dairy herds using InterHerd+
These workshops provide a practical approach for advisers looking to work more closely with their clients to control and prevent mastitis and cell count problems. Improve both your knowledge of mastitis/cell counts and your skills in data analysis, interpretation and reporting using InterHerd+. More
New Auto-Selector for 30-cow Johne's screening
The cows most likely to be infected with Johne's disease can now be identified automatically as part of a herd screening service to be launched this September by NMR. The new auto 30-cow selection facility has been developed by NMR and uses results from a study carried out by the University of Reading. More
DairyUK and DairyCo Johne's event 10th October
A joint DairyUK/DairyCo conference on Johne's has been organised for 10th October 2012 at Sixways Stadium, Worcester. More
New NML Laboratory facility brings more testing options
National Milk Laboratories (NML) has opened a new state-of-the-art milk testing and disease monitoring laboratory at Four Ashes, Wolverhampton. More
Read the latest news from NML in the 3rd edition of "Milk Matters". Click here.
To find out more about our Micro Promo Summer officer in "Milk Matters" go to the Parlour Hygiene page of our Microcheck section
Read the latest news from NML in the 2nd edition of "Milk Matters". Click here.
Vets Focus on Managing Johne's at NMR Seminar
Two courses run by NMR in April on "Managing Johne's disease in dairy herds" attracted more than 60 vets representing 40 practices. More
Accreditation of BVD Tests offers Scottish producers cost-effective options
NML's range of tests for the cattle disease Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) has recently gained accreditation from UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Services). The services, on offer from NML's Glasgow site, offer British beef and dairy producers a range of tests on tissue, blood and milk samples.
For more detailed information click here
InterHerd+ Workshops Spring 2012
There will be a number of training workshops around the country in the coming months for verterinarians, nutritionists and other technical advisers.
Learn how to use the advanced analysis and report techniques to evaluate your client's herd's development.
For more detailed information click here
Strategic approach to Johne's control - one day vet courses
NMR and MyHealthyHerd have organised two one-day courses for vets this spring on Tuesday 24 April at Mere Court Hotel, Knutsford andThursday 26 April at Taunton Racecourse, Somerset. More
Read the latest news from NML in the 1st edition of "Milk Matters". Click here
Nordic Star BVD Eradication Seminar, with support from NML
9 February 2012
Nordic Star is to hold a BVD Eradication Seminar for beef and dairy farmers on 23 February commencing 7.30 pm at Newton Rigg College, Penrith
The seminar will provide information on the Scottish Government plans for the forthcoming BVD legislation, the impact of BVD disease on the farm and experiences from a Yorkshire Dales controllecd project. For more information and details of how to book, click here.
Technology advances fatty acid control in dairy industry
Wednesday 8 February 2012
Speaking at the British Cattle Breeders Conference in Telford (January 25, 2012), National Milk Laboratories' director Ben Bartlett announced two four-year projects about to start that will build up a database of fatty acid profiles in milk and lead to the development of tools to help the producers and their adviser manage fatty acid production more
To view the BCBC paper, click here
To view the BCBC presentation, click here
New HerdWise Historic Report
Tuesday 7 February 2012
We have generated a historic report to allow farmers to track their Johne's prevalence over time. The new Historic report function displays every result for every cow ever tested using the HerdWise scheme. To read a simple document illustrating the new reports please click here.
Herdwise history report highlights current disease status
Friday 3 February 2012
Johne's disease test results,past and present, recorded through the Herdwise surveillance service are now available through NMR's Jerd Companion website. more
Dairy Herds should target realistic goals
Friday 27th January 2012
Producers should take a broader overview of their herd's performance and look for greater collaboration between different sources of technical advice according to James Hanks from PAN Livestock Services at the University of Reading more.
NML Supporting Key Industry Symposium
Wednesday 26th October 2011
Dairy products are a key source of nutrients in the diet but there is considerable uncertainty about whether these foods are detrimental or beneficial to health more.
NML Seminar Reviews BVD Progress
Tuesday 25th October 2011
A seminar, organised by NML brought industry specialists together recently to discuss the progress being made in BVD control in the UK more.
BVD Industry Seminar
Monday, 19th September 2011
NML hold BVD seminar in Scotland on the 10th October 2011 more.