Poor hygiene and stress: Fatal combination

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Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in El Companero and was developed by Humberto Rivera, MS.,supported by the program “A Mexican-U.S. Dairyland Partnership Between Queretaro and Wisconsin: Dairy Training Research, and Extension for Economic Development and Trade."

How clean or dirty the cows are when entering the parlor reflects not only on facilities hygiene, but also how the cows are handled in the pens by the farm personnel. Under stress, cow body defenses are suppressed making her more vulnerable to disease.

Source: El Companero



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