Health Testing Gives a Wealth of Herd Intelligence

The Cattle Information Service (CIS) provides insight from Milk, Tissue and Blood Samples to help manage herd health.

A sample holds a wealth of health information to maximise herd health status. 

CIS Health Testing includes:

  • Disease testing for Johne’s, BVD Ab, BVD Ag, IBR Ab, IBR gE Ab, Lepto, Neospora and Liver Fluke.
  • CHECS approved Johne's Monitoring Scheme*.
  • Ketosis/Acidosis indicator for an imbalance of butterfat/protein levels.
  • Milk urea analysis to assist feed management.
  • Protein intercept comparing production with protein levels to gauge energy status.
  • SCC monitor to pinpoint ongoing or one-off problems.
  • Pregnancy diagnosis available from routine milk recording samples.
  • Results can be viewed online using the herd management programme YourHerd and MobileHerd app.

*Opt In Scheme

Disease testing is available on a quarterly or ad hoc basis. All other analysis is included with routine milk recording. CHECS schemes are also available.

To speak to a member of the CIS team call 01923 695319 or email


Health Testing Webinars

Further webinars focused are available to view on the CIS YouTube channel