Lost milk yield and reduced milk quality (high somatic cell count) make undetected subclinical mastitis very costly. Early detection pays dividends.
One of the most important ways you can help pollinators is by provisioning your yard with plants that provide pollen and nectar. To attract butterflies, you will also need to include a variety of larval host plants for caterpillars to eat.
High somatic cell count is directly correlated to poor udder cleanliness.
Herbaceous (nonwoody) perennial plants add year round interest to any landscape and are a popular choice of plants among gardeners.