Contents tagged with udder health

29 November 2018

Mastitis is an inflammation of the mammary gland, usually caused by bacterial infection. It can present as subclinical infection or clinical disease, which can be acute (sudden, short-term) or chronic (long-term).

1 March 2019

The Spring Calving Index (£SCI) is an across-breed genetic ranking index designed for UK spring block calving herds. Find out what £SCI is, how it is calculated, when to use it and the weighting between a range of production and health traits.

1 March 2019

The £PLI is a within-breed genetic ranking index designed for UK autumn block and all year round calving herds. FInd out what £PLI is, how it is calculated, when to use it and the weighting between a range of production and health traits.