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A UKAS accredited Laboratory analysing over one million milk samples a year for Quality Assurance, Payment on Quality, Dairy Herd Management, and Advisory purposes. The UKAS accredited tests are as follows: Bactoscan, Butterfat, Protein, Lactose, Somatic Cell Count (SCC), Freezing Point Depression (FPD) and Antibiotics.

The Laboratory tests milk samples for United Dairy Farmers, and also for other milk buyers. All independent testing is carried out on a confidential basis.

Although this is primarily a laboratory to analyse milk for payment and milk recording purposes, it also provides an extensive advisory function for dairy farmers. Producer enquiries are always welcome.

Producer enquiries are always welcome – for more information contact the Producer Services Helpdesk on 028 9037 2290.