Table 2

Distribution of veterinarian and farmer responses to the question: ‘Do you liaise with other professionals who visit your dairy clients?/Do other professionals liaise with your veterinarian?/Please detail the type of professional’

Which professional? (n=93 veterinarians, n=38 farmers)
YesNutritionistAI companyNMRConsultantFoot trimmer
Vet (n=125)74 per cent94 per cent30 per cent25 per cent13 per cent19 per cent
Farmer (n=123)31 per cent82 per cent18 per cent8 per cent8 per cent3 per cent
  • AI artificial insemination, NMR National Milk Recording