Judicious Antibiotics Use… Consider On-farm Culturing

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 :

  1. Start with animal care
  2. Treat the infection, not the inflammation
  3. Consider On-farm Culturing
  4. Work with your team