Glossary


The NMR glossary provides brief definitions and explanations of terms and jargon used on our site.


 

Bactoscan

measures the number of bacteria present in the sample of milk. Bacteria can lead to product quality and food safety issues. High bacteria levels can be caused by unclean equipment, improper sanitizing practices, inadequate udder preparation, mastitis infection or cooling problems

Biosecurity

The principle of taking measures to keep premises and therefore stock free from incoming diseases.

BVD

Bovine Viral Diarrhoea