Browsing Dairy by Subject "Mastitis"

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Browsing Dairy by Subject "Mastitis"

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  • Meyer, M. J.; Sukup, D.; Schmidt, Karen A.; Shirley, John E. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service., 2011-05-04)
    Few choices exist for a mobile, rapid, and nonsubjective assessment of mastitic infection in bovine milk. This project evaluated the effectiveness of using the Biotrace® raw milk quality ATP bioluminescence assay to ...
  • Dingwell, R.T.; Leslie, K.E.; Sargeant, J.M.; Schukken, Y.H.; Timms, L.L.; Shirley, John E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-29)
    Data from 300 cows and 1,178 quarters were analyzed to determine factors associated with new intramammary infections (IMI). Teatends that were cracked and teats that did not close during the dry period were 1.7 and ...
  • Burkitt, E.L.; Miller, W.F.; Scheffel, Michael V.; Titgemeyer, Evan C.; Shirley, John E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-10)
    Application of an iodophor teat dip before and after milking is a common practice in the dairy industry as an effective method of preventing mastitis by reducing microbial populations at the teat end. Overall effectiveness ...
  • Roberson, J.R. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-10)
    Extra-label drug use (ELDU) is needed to provide optimal therapy for ill dairy cattle. Proper ELDU requires cooperation and compliance between the veterinarian and producer to ensure that proper drug withdrawal times ...
  • Dingwell, R.T.; Leslie, K.E.; Sargeant, J.M.; Schukken, Y.H.; Timms, L.L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-10)
    A study of 250 cows located in Canada and the United States revealed the rate of new mammary infections was 9.9% during the dry period. Average milk production on the day prior to dry-off was 13.2 ± 7.2 kg. The odds ...
  • Smith, J.F.; Brouk, Michael J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-12-01)
    Mastitis is the most costly health concern in the dairy industry today. Annual losses have been estimated at $180 to 185 per cow. Based on this figure, annual losses for Kansas producers may exceed $15 million. Nationally, ...
  • Dunham, James R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-10-04)
    The rate of spontaneous recovery from subclinical mastitis was evaluated in 56 Kansas. DHI herds participating in the Somatic Cell Count (SCC) program. Herds were classified as low (>300,000) or high (>600,000) based on ...
  • Dunham, James R. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-05-12)
    Somatic Cell Count (SCC) affects productivity of a dairy herd and, thus, potential profit. Almost all SCC problems can be solved by management. The DHIA SCC program is very useful for evaluating the situation in a ...

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