STAMP is co-funded by DAERA under the Research Challenge Fund.  The five partners are: AgriSearch (Lead partner) Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (Research Partner) Animal Health and Welfare Northern Ireland Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland Farm Vet Systems Background to Challenge Increasing pressure to reduce antibiotic use in livestock production Particular emphasis on “critical” antibiotics (Cephalosporin’s & Fluoroquinolones) Recent EuroDairy pilot farmer exchange visit to Netherlands highlighted this issue Tescos have already imposed restrictions on...

  Title    Evaluation (pilot study) of a new technological approach to improving the detection of sub-clinical mastitis in cows and an adjunct to the SCC.    Team       Conrad Ferris PhD, Head of Dairy Research at AFBI Hillsborough.Afbi, Hillsbourgh (CF) Stephen Crooks, Senior Scientist, Afbi, NI. (SC) Martin Mulholland, Senior Dairying Technologist, CAFRE, Greenmount Campus. NI (MM) Fiona Ferguson PhD, Senior Food Technologist, Depart. Agriculture and Rural Development, NI. (FF) Philip Turkington, Associate Professor, BSc. MSC, PhD. (PT) Roisin Lagan,...