Decision about mastitis vaccination against Strep. uberis was taken due to the high incidence of clinical and subclinical mastitis and the high antibiotic consumption.
Rafael Ortega works as a technical customer service specialist for HIPRA in Latin America. With more than 30 years of experience in Milk Quality, mainly in Spain and LATAM, he's explaining here to us today how the industry has changed since he started.
A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to attend to a session with Jaime Maldonado, head of diagnostic services at HIPRA.
The importance of mastitis prevention to achieve better results and improved animal well-being in the dairy industry.
Key Performance Indicators for Milk Quality are crucial for proper follow-up on our farms and to obtain the greatest benefit from it and to ensure the animals’ welfare. But not all indicators work in all types of herd and we need to know which are the best for a proper...
Recurrent inflammation of the udder caused by Streptococcus uberis it very costly, mainly due to loss of milk production, the cost of medicines and the discarded milk, but above all it causes a lot of annoyance. But there is one interesting example from the Netherlands where the farm successfully dealt...
The best teat dip is the best that you can afford and that addresses the majority of your problems on the farm.
Did you know that the evaluation of teat dips has important aspects to note to ensure that the products are fairly evaluated?
We evaluate how involved vets are in udder health as well as to see if more focus needs to be placed on the management of teat dip selection and evaluation.
In this post entry we will look at the differences between the actives and realise that there are many similarities e.g. often being inactivated by organic matter. On the other hand we will see that there is an optimum concentration for some products and that the active is not actually...