26 December 1997

Breathable barrier keeps bugs out

PROVIDE cows with a breathable barrier over the teat end, that protects cows between milkings with the disinfectant teat dip Uddergold, now supplied in the UK by Genus.

The product is said to be effective against all known mastitis bacteria, and can help reduce cases of environmental bacteria, compared with iodine dips, says the company.

It adds that the barrier also traps natural skin moisturisers, keeping teats supple.

It costs £130 for 40 litres (01270-536584, fax 01270-536601).