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New challenges, new opportunities

Research and innovations accumulated over decades have advanced the dairy industry with better quality milk and a generally satisfactory sanitary situation as results. However, the treatment of intramammary infections has stayed in the background, with the traditional option of undiscriminating treatment. Recently, the European 2019/6 regulation on pharmaceutical products, particularly antibiotics, has thrown a severe challenge in the face of veterinarians and dairy producers.

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Bovine mastitis, a challenge to dairy cattle farming in Cuba

Mastitis is one of the oldest diseases that currently affects cattle worldwide. In Cuba, in spite of the existence of a program for the control and eradication of this multifactorial disease, it continues to cause enormous economic losses and has serious implications for animal and human health as well as for the production of dairy products.

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Ad manus medici veterinarii

In the early 1990ies, when I was a young veterinary student, an eminent professor from a distinguished veterinary school gave several undergraduate courses on herd health and production management at my faculty in Slovenia. I was told that the modern veterinarian should no longer act only as a practitioner butRead more

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How can we support you?

Every year dairy professionals (farmers, veterinarians, scientists) meet in a European country to share knowledge with each other and to discuss challenges and opportunities of dairy farming in the hosting country. The next meeting will take place in Austria, which, for the most part, is characterized by a small scaledRead more

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