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Clinical Mastitis Treatment: Let’s be Selective!

In the last decade, regulatory bodies have taken actions to encourage reduction of antimicrobial use (AMU) in both livestock and companion animals, especially at EU level. This has resulted in a tremendous reduction of 47% of AMU in 10 years! Then came the New Veterinary Regulation, going further, but all restrictions being still managed at Member State level. Looking at DCT, selective treatment has been promoted and implemented for about more than a decade now. In this newsletter, Dr. Stéphane Flock elaborates on another approach to further reduce the use of antimicrobials on dairy farms.

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Another strong area of use within VetIMPRESS is lameness. Analysis of lameness on a farm is carried out at herd level with the data recorded and imported in the mobility scoring and hoof trimming areas.
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George Brownlee, Farmvet Systems and VetIMPRESS

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Ian Ohnstad, BMC Chairperson, presenting the Best Poster Award (as voted by the delegates) to Tom Greenham for his poster on “Maximising milking efficiency: A pilot study of current UK parameters and factors affecting the milking process”
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British Mastitis Conference 2018

The 30th British Mastitis Conference was held on 7 November 2018, with a workshop on mastitis data management on the preceding day. There continues to be a number of non-UK based delegates attending, including the presentation of KT posters.

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Antimicrobial consumption on Flemish dairy herds: quantification, associated factors and mastitis management input as a basis for appropriate use

The overall goals of this thesis were to picture the antimicrobial consumption (AMC) on dairy herds in Flanders, to identify associated factors and to explore whether AMC, udder health and milk quality can be influenced by intensive follow up. The first study revealed that the average antimicrobial use was 20.78Read more

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