Delvotest - Model SP-NT - Broad Spectrum Antibiotic Test
From Antibiotic Tests
This is the broad spectrum antibiotic test most widely used by all UK milk processors. Only Delvotest SP-NT is used to check every UK farm tank at least once a week by milk purchasers for quality payment purposes. It is also by far the most popular amongst dairy farmers – often referred to as the ‘Gold Standard of antibiotic tests’! Delvotest SP-NT is suitable for testing both individual cows after treatment and bulk tanks. It is simple to use, very reliable and inexpensive per test. It is capable of detecting all 6 categories of antibiotics your vet may prescribe.
- If cows calve early after dry cow therapy.
- For 'Off label' use: when a standard antibiotic dose rate has been exceeded or when treatments have been combined as normal withdrawal times no longer apply.
- If treatment records are 'lost or confused'.
- To identify which cow is responsible for a tank failure (see link to protocol below