Mastitis and infertility are the two most common disease complexes in dairy cattle worldwide. Both are multifactorial in nature, are a major reason for culling and have profound negative effects on the profitability of a farm. This content is for...
Will a greater emphasis on the pain of mastitis lead to greater advances in the control of milk quality?
It is undeniable that scientific and technological research has made significant advances in our understanding of the causes of mastitis, its aetiology, the immune responses and how different strains of bacterial species react.
The annual National Mastitis Council regional meeting has been held at the University of Ghent in Belgium. On the last day of the meeting, DeLaval held an industry seminar entitled “Proper Milk Extraction: Methods and Technologies”.
The National Mastitis Council, a not-for-profit organization devoted to reducing mastitis and enhancing milk quality, holds an annual and regional meeting each year. In previous years, the regional meeting has been held in the U.S.