The Dairy Quality Kit from Dairy Quality Inc. allows Somatic Cell Count testing right in the milking parlour. Using the Dairy Quality device in combination with an iPhone, SCC readings can be determined in seconds, without the expense and time it takes to send samples off to the lab.
Worldwide, mastitis is one of the three main diseases on the dairy farm that can have a serious economic impact. Managing mastitis is one of the biggest challenges and successful management can make a major contribution to farm profit. CID LINES, a pharmaceutical producer of teat dips, has developed a specific range of mastitis prevention solutions – the Keno range.
On 20th September 2012 more than 120 bovine veterinarians from Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg attended a symposium entitled ‘Update on hot topics and results of mastitis vaccination’. Held at Ghent University, Belgium, the symposium was a joint effort between Hipra and M-teamUGent. Prevention and control of mastitis strategies together with presentations on the results of the most important vaccination trials conducted in Europe using Startvac, were reviewed