IN BRIEF

6 June 1997




IN BRIEF

MODERN high yielding cows with high milk flow rates, short teats and wide teat canals may be at higher risk of teat canal infection. Jorn Hamann of the Hannover Vet School, Germany, told the conference that breeding advances over the last decade were responsible for the increased risk of mastitis.

In order to prevent infection, contamination and damage of the teat needed to be avoided and cows should be kept in good health.


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