Improve herd health and help reduce your use of antimicrobials

6 practical steps that will help you address the transition period and could lead to lower antibiotic use

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Nick Bell

Nick Bell is a dairy herd health and welfare consultant, who graduated from the Cambridge vet school in 1999. Nick also gained a PhD at the University of Bristol in lameness control programmes in dairy herds in 2006.

Abi Reader

Abi Reader is a 3rd generation dairy farmer. She runs a closed herd. She is also a dairy ambassador for AHDB and won Wales Woman Farmer of the Year at the Royal Welsh Show in 2016.

Chris Hudson

Chris is Clinical Lecturer in Dairy Health and Production, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences. He qualified from Bristol vet school in 2002. He’s an RCVS-recognised specialist in cattle health and production.

Gwen Rees

Gwen Rees qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the University of Liverpool in 2009 and worked in mixed, rural practice in Wales before spending a year as a dairy veterinarian in New Zealand. In 2016 Gwen moved into research and is currently completing a full-time Langford Trust funded PhD studying medicine use by UK dairy farmers within the context of antimicrobial resistance.


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