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The treatment and control of mastitis is arguably one of the largest losses on a UK dairy farm and globally costs the dairy industry an estimated £14-23 billion each year.These costs are in the form of antibiotic contaminated milk which has to be discarded, a reduction in yields due to illness, costs of veterinary care and medicines, reduced longevity due to premature culling and increased demand for labour when caring for cows with mastitis.The Milking Management Mastitis Control Plan is a proven, structured, evidence-based, worldwide approach to mastitis prevention and control in dairy cattle. It is a cost effective solution and supports both good animal welfare of dairy farming. Our Goal is to assist dairy farmers with a variety of on farm issues. The National Mastitis Council continues to contribute to and lead the technical information within the Milking Management Seven point plan Plan..