In this article, Linda Tikofsky, highlights the need to change mastitis management from a flawed SCC only approach to a more comprehensive and scientific approach to meet consumers demand for quality milk, better animal welfare, and sustainable results for dairy farmers.
She highlights 4 practices that supports antibiotics stewardship & better results for dairy farmers :
- Start with animal care
- Treat the infection, not the inflammation
- Consider On-farm Culturing
- Work with your team