Have you ever considered udder preparation is the start to healthy milking and high quality milk?
Sub-clinical mastitis is often caused by infection with environmental bacteria, which originate from contact areas like bedding, pasture, walkways, manure, etc. Cleaning and/or disinfecting teats prior to milking will reduce the number of bacteria on teats, as wet and dirty teats can harbor high numbers of bacteria.
Different udder preparation routines will have a different impact on teat cleanliness, skin condition and milk let-down. Find out what udder preparation routine fits your farm best and how DeLaval can help you increase milk quality and udder health. Read more