Contents tagged with dairy cow

16 November 2023

Breeding indexes and traits can help you make the right breeding decisions which are an important part of long-term profitability.

3 June 2021

Find out about the measures you can take to control the spread of contagious mastitis in your dairy herd.

3 June 2021

Find out about the types of bacteria responsible for contagious mastitis in dairy herds.

18 February 2021

Good stockmanship to move cows around the farm as well as cow handling in the parlour are essential to ensure environmental bacteria do not enter the udder via the teat canal.

18 February 2021

The best way to control environmental mastitis is to minimise the number of bacteria that can cause mastitis at the teat end. It is important to keep cows clean and dry because infection can happen at any time between and during milkings.

3 March 2023

Environmental mastitis is by far the most common type of mastitis in the UK herd.

6 October 2020

A webinar looking at the role of copper in the nutrition of dairy heifers.

14 December 2023

Sole bruising is a common non-infectious cause of lameness, which requires altering the cow’s environment to manage the condition.

15 December 2023

Find out more about the infections that cause lameness and how they can be treated.

25 October 2021

Mastitis treatment and control is a major cost to the UK dairy industry. Find out about the measures you can take to lessen the risk of infection spread in your herd.