No infringement - SCC normally around 100k
A Proactive SNAPSHOT™ test showed the presence of high levels of hygiene markers.
Investigation showed that hot water elements in one hot water tank had failed- farm alerted 24 hours after sampling with delay of one day due to service personnel prior commitments.
Problem was underway to be fixed before regulatory infringement.
Further testing was undertaken to identify Staph aureus cows in the herd- these cows were segregated.
Corrective Actions Implemented
Further testing was done to identify Staph aureus cows
Hot water tank fixed
Staph aureus cows were segregated.
Herd & Farm Health Maintained