800 cows, Pasture - Conventional
6 weeks of grading, SCC: 400-500K
6 weeks of SCC infringement: 400-500K. Continued clinical cases every day.
Approx. $80k in costs including $50k treatments over this time period.
No improvements despite expensive and intensive interventions, including: Emergency herd test, machine checks, RMT herd (126 cows treated) after which SCC peaked at next pick up at 705K.
Major influence of environmental markers
SNAPSHOT™: High presence of environmental markers.
Corrective Actions Implemented
SOP’s and milking routines
Recommendations around SOP’s and milking routines adopted.
Back to compliance within 3 days
Return to compliance within 3 days with SCC of 323K.
SCC of 248k within one week.
No infringement for SCC rest of season.