Milk-quality series takes on teat-end calluses
The seventh installment in a weekly milk-quality series from the University of Wisconsin looks at the relationship between teat-end calluses and mastitis. FULL STORY »
Subclinical milk fever: A bigger threat than you might think
Until recently, the prevalence of subclinical hypocalcemia in fresh cows was unknown. This article looks at research that shows 47 percent of cows in 480 herds had subclinical milk fever. FULL STORY »
What is subclinical ketosis costing you?
A lack of clinical signs makes it difficult to detect subclinical ketosis. Here are some ways to evaluate the occurrence of this fresh-cow disorder on your operation. FULL STORY »
California Dairy Management Seminars coming up
The seminars, scheduled for Dec. 6, 11th and 13th, will be delivered concurrently in English & Spanish. Topics include step-by-step examination of sick cows and common fresh-cow diseases. FULL STORY »
Cornell offers only U.S. salmonella dublin test for cattle
A test for the cattle disease salmonella dublin that is cheaper, quicker, safer and more sensitive than traditional bacteriological tests is now available for the first time in the United States. FULL STORY »
Mastitis management series debuts
Each episode in the series will focus on a particular mastitis pathogen, including treatment and control recommendations for decreasing its risk of infection in the herd. FULL STORY »
NMC Award of Excellence
Applications are now being accepted for the National Mastitis Council Award of Excellence for Contribution to Mastitis Prevention and Control, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. FULL STORY »
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