The physiological regulation of milk ejection in dairy cows dictates the optimal milking machine settings and milking routine

Text: Rupert M. Bruckmaier, Veterinary Physiology, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland Milking is one of the most decisive processes in dairy farming. It represents the harvest of the produced milk and thus the main source of income of…...

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The Mastitis Triangle: still relevant today

While dairy equipment, genetics and even pathogens have seen tremendous change over the last decades, not much has changed in terms of mastitis management. Dairy managers who want to produce and harvest healthy milk still need a whole-picture view, taking…...

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While most producers won’t milk a pregnant cow, Dr. Bobe says if her teats start to leak, then the teat barrier is already broken, making the cow more prone for mastitis.

U.S. research identifies early milk-producing cows prone to mastitis

A study by Oregon State University researcher Dr. Gerd Bobe found that metabolites in the blood are able to identify whether or not early milk-producing cows are prone to mastitis. The study was designed to identify predictive serum indicators of …

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Agrilab: How we deal with mastitis management in Italy

Agrilab is a laboratory in the province of Cuneo, Piedmont in Italy that, since 1978,… This content is for M²-DIGITAL, M²-PREMIUM and NMC members only.Login or  Join Now and get instant Premium access....

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