Mastitis in Dairy News

News published on June 4, 2008:

Methods to Decrease SCC and Incidence of Mastitis

The most common reasons for a high somatic cell count (SCC) or high incidence of mastitis in the herd are improper cleaning where the cows are housed and/or improper milking techniques or milking equipment, esp...
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University of Arkansas Dairy Digest newsletter
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News published on April 4, 2008:

Heifer Mastitis Prevention and Control

As you look out over your heifer crop with great anticipation, do you ever stop to wonder: How many of these future herd replacements are harboring an intramammary infection? How will these heifers affect my so...
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Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension
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News published on March 5, 2008:

Klebsiella Mastitis: Its source is more than just the bedding

I’ve been hearing a lot from dairies lately concerned about Klebsiella mastitis. Many are particularly troubled since they do not use sawdust bedding. Some farms using sand are reporting Klebsiella mastitis pro...
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University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
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News published on January 3, 2008:

Good Cow Hygiene Keeps SCC Down

“The environment in which we place the dairy cow has an impact on hygiene status, lying time and in some situations, it may be responsible for trauma and injury. If our dairy cows are to have longer and more pr...
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University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
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News published on November 7, 2007:

Control of Mastitis and Somatic Cell Count is Critical in Wet Weather

The emphasis on mastitis control should be prevention. The keys are proper sanitation and management of non-infected and subclinically infected animals.Wet, manure-laden areas in the lactating and dry cow pens ...
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Univ. of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service
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News published on August 7, 2007:

UK - Analyser adapted for high viscosity milk

A manufacturer of analysers designed to assess milk composition claims to have adapted their products for use in the production of high viscosity milk products - a first for the company.The development by UK gr...
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Dairy Reporter
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News published on July 18, 2007:

New Zealand - Robots Will Do Milking in Hi Tech Farming

In the future, Kiwi dairy farmers will sleep in while robots milk their cows. It may sound udderly ridiculous, but Ashburton feed company Winslow Ltd will next year be the first to run four milking robots i...
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Stuff.com
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News published on April 26, 2007:

Int’l - DSM unveils novel antibiotics test for milk

A 'next generation' antibiotics test for milk, capable of saving dairy firms and labs time and money, will be launched by Dutch firm DSM this week. DSM said its new Delvotest Accelerator was a fully automate...
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DSM Food Specialties
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News published on August 25, 2006:

Ireland - Hidden costs of mastitis cases: Teagasc

According to Teagasc, bulk milk somatic cell counts are increasing at a rate of about 5000 per annum. Why this is happening is anyone's guess, but the fact is, in spite of all the mastitis control programmes ou...
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Teagasc
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News published on February 16, 2006:

USA - New Anti-Mastitis Weapon on Tap for Dairy Cows: USDA Agricultural Research Service

Injecting a sugar into cows' udders to mobilize an immune system response may give producers an alternative to antibiotics for fighting mastitis. In trials at the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) Bovine...
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USDA ARS Bovine Functional Genomics
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