MilchQplus – improved udder health for sustainable milk production

m2-magazine-image3_MilchpQplus-cowA major research project to improve the sustainability of raw milk production and udder health was recently started in Germany. As in other European countries that initiated projects on udder health improvement, the transfer and implementation of scientific knowledge into practice is still weak and an improvement will be a major objective for the project. This paper presents basic conditions, stakeholders, goals and the background to the project.