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Winning the Battle of Subclinical Mastitis Detection - Articles Articles
Lost milk yield and reduced milk quality (high somatic cell count) make undetected subclinical mastitis very costly. Early detection pays dividends. More
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Maintaining a Low Somatic Cell Count During the Winter - Articles Articles
High somatic cell count is directly correlated to poor udder cleanliness. More
California Mastitis Testing for Dairy Cows
California Mastitis Testing for Dairy Cows - Videos Videos
In this video, you will learn how to perform a simple mastitis test called the California Mastitis Test. This test will help to decrease mastitis on your farm. More
Best Milking Practices
Best Milking Practices - Workshops Workshops
An interactive workshop that educates producers, herd managers, farm employees and industry representatives on proper milking techniques and practices to produce a high quality product. More
Best Milking Practices
Best Milking Practices - Online Courses Online Courses

Best Milking Practices

8

6 hours

$99.00
This online course teaches dairy producers and handlers about the best management and milking practices to prevent mastitis and to maximize production. More
Somatic Cell Counts - How Low is Too Low?
Somatic Cell Counts - How Low is Too Low? - Articles Articles
The pursuit of lower somatic cell counts to achieve milk quality goals leads some to wonder if the cow's immune response is compromised. More
Mejores Prácticas de Ordeño
Mejores Prácticas de Ordeño - Articles Articles

Mejores Prácticas de Ordeño

Amber Yutzy, Mauricio Rosales

Versión en español de la lista de "Mejores prácticas de ordeño". More
Overmilking can lead to hyperkeratosis, putting cows at greater risk for infection.
Overmilking? Test Yourself! - Articles Articles
Overmilking can damage teat ends and compromise udder health. A simple test can help you determine if you are over or under milking. More
Hispanic Workforce Training
Hispanic Workforce Training - Articles Articles
If employees are to excel, they must know how to handle day-to-day situations. This requires proper training on the protocols and practices for their job. More
Heifer Mastitis: Prevention is the Key!
Heifer Mastitis: Prevention is the Key! - Articles Articles
Prevention of mastitis requires reducing exposure to mastitis pathogens and enhancing the ability of the heifers’ immune system to respond. More
Proper milking management and routine can help to increase milk quality.
Best Milking Practices Checklist - Articles Articles
This checklist will help you to pinpoint areas in your milking routine that need improvement. More