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On-farm culture is a fast, inexpensive way to diagnose the cause of mastitis in order to make the appropriate treatment or management decisions.

On average, a cow that experiences mastitis will have increased days to first service, days open, services per conception, and pregnancy loss.

Treatment failure of clinical mastitis is usually attributed to decreased efficacy of the drug used. However, many other factors come into play.

The unfortunate reality for dairy farmers is: "If you have a dairy farm, you probably have mastitis." The good news is, mastitis cases can be reduced by using good farm management techniques.

An extension veterinarian will discuss the role of nutrition in fighting mastitis.

Economic losses related to mastitis is estimated to be around $2 billion each year in the U.S.

Mastitis and lameness are the two most costly health issues on dairy farms today. Cost of treatment for mastitis is certainly important, but the major factor to the cost of mastitis is the loss of milk production and the cow if she has to be culled from the herd.

BELTSVILLE, Md. — A natural remedy that delays and reduces the severity of mastitis infection in dairy cattle is being investigated by scientists at...
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