South Dairy Mastitis Group

Dairy farmers from around the south of England interested in tackling mastitis whilst reducing their reliance on antibiotics.

This group is sponsored by BBSRC.

Group Topics


Reducing antibiotic use in dairy production

Using antibiotics is a major cost to farmers and frequent use contributes to bacterial resistance – a problem in farming and human medicine. Promoting animal health and reducing the need for treatment are important in making dairy production more profitable, safer and more resilient.


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