Service Overview

NML has a wide range of services to help you establish milk  constituency, hygienic quality and disease status on farm

NML offer a wide range of services and with two testing laboratories in Wolverhampton and Hillington a variety of test methods can be used to determine the disease status of your herd, at both a bulk milk and individual cow level. Testing services  are available to vets, producers, the public sector and research organizations alike. 


NML offers a full range of payment testing services with the range of tests, frequency of testing, method of reporting etc all set in accordance with individual client requirements. This service is provided 7 days a week and every day of the year. Both labs operate for 19 hours each day with payment testing largely conducted at night to ensure results are available for milk purchasers and dairy farmers as quickly as possible after samples have been collected off farm.


The HealthCheck service from NML will help you to establish the disease status of your herd and put you on track toward disease control and is designed to be quick, simple and flexible enough to enable you to tackle disease.

The six common diseases in the GB dairy herds today that NML test for under the HealthCheck service include BVD, Johne's, Lepto, IBR, Liver Fluke & Neospora.


The MicroCheck Service offers two types of test to help you take the guess work out of milk quality management. 

The Mastitis ID service tests for the detection of mastitis pathogens and our Bacto Breakdown service uses traditional culture methods to assess levels of bacteria in the milk relating to high Bactoscan results in bulk samples.


The MilkCheck service provides you with bulk milk testing in addition to your weekly milk buyer payment test. NML will test for SCC, Fat, Protein, Bactoscan, Lactose and Urea.

In addition to the services above NML also offer Fatty Acid Profiling, Fat Testing, Tag and Test and Blood testing.

Take a look at what we have to offer and select the best service for you.

For further information call Customer Services on 03330 043 043, or email  


NML Services Guide

Downloads & Quicklinks

Quarterly Johne's Testing Service

The First Step in BVD Control