“Judges evaluate top cheeses at the 2019 International Cheese & Dairy Awards”

Quality milk at the heart of award-winning cheese

International Cheese and Dairy Award winners talk milk quality… 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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Horn Hafslund’s 12 Norwegian Red cows

Norwegian farmer is world’s top cheese producer

It just goes to show that being the biggest isn’t necessarily best as a small farmer from Norway is officially the best cheese producer in the world. With a herd of only 12 Norwegian Red cows, farmer Jorn Hafslund from…...

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Ibo Furer, the cheese plant manager of Spezialitaten Kaseri, a cheese producing dairy based in Klusen manufacturing

Quality milk essential for quality cheese in Switzerland

Making cheese is big business in Switzerland therefore the onus is on the country’s dairy farmers to produce the highest quality milk they can. In fact, the latest records state there are 22,000 dairy farms in Switzerland, with an average…...

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German collaborative project works to improve udder health through cell differentiation

A collaborative project in Germany, ZellDiX, is using cell differentiation technology to assess and index udder health within its milk-recording scheme…. 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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Picture of the farm where the isolate was obtained from a clinical case of mastitis that was undistinguishable from Strep. uberis in its presentation. © Scott McDougall

New kid on the block: Streptococcus bovimastitidis

For a biologist the discovery of a new species is a significant achievement…. 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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Three decision support tools to help detect disease

Early disease detection could lower the enormous economic costs associated with mastitis and metabolic disease. 1. University of Guelph develops a disease-detecting nano biosensor Canadian researchers from the University of Guelph have developed a portable, handheld nano biosensor that detects…...

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The two techniques evaluated were conventional manual asceptic sampling by milking and an experimental sampling technique that tests the teat canal using a sterile cannula (photos).

Research finds that sampling technique impacts bacteriological results

Milk samples offer a greater understanding of the different microbial species that cause mastitis. But what if the bacteria found in milk samples are the result of sampling techniques or environment? Dr. Mari Friman, veterinarian and researcher at the University…...

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UK vet stresses prudent use of antibiotics at British Mastitis Conference

Vale Veterinary Group veterinarian and director Andrew Biggs says mastitis treatment needs to be targeted. In a recent presentation at the British Mastitis Conference, Vale Veterinary Group veterinarian and director Andrew Biggs presented the results of bacteriological tests conducted on…...

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Milking time testing is a large part of Advance Milking’s work load.

Advance Milking: a logical approach to improving udder health, milk quality and milking efficiency

Advance Milking is a consultancy business focussed on all aspects of milking performance. Combining veterinary science with expertise in milking machine technology allows a comprehensive approach, not only to cow health and food safety, but also to milking efficiency and…...

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