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Volume 62 Supplement 4

Focus on Bovine Mastitis: knowledge into practice

Research, Editorial, Reviews

Edited by Luke O'Grady and Michael Doherty

  1. Content type: Review

    Mastitis is still one of the three main diseases that affects the profitability of dairy farmers. Despite the implementation of the five-point mastitis control programme in the early 1970 s, the incidence in t...

    Authors: D O'Rourke

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S15

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  2. Content type: Review

    This paper describes the methods and results of the Norwegian Mastitis Control Program implemented in 1982. The program has formed an integral part of the Norwegian Cattle Health Services (NCHS) since 1995. Th...

    Authors: O Østerås and L Sølverød

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S26

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  3. Content type: Review

    In this paper a review is given of frequently used mastitis diagnostic methods in modern dairy practice. Methods used at the quarter, cow, herd and regional or national level are discussed, including their usa...

    Authors: TJGM Lam, RGM Olde Riekerink, OC Sampimon and H Smith

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S34

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  4. Content type: Review

    Treatment of mastitis should be based on bacteriological diagnosis and take national and international guidelines on prudent use of antimicrobials into account. In acute mastitis, where bacteriological diagnos...

    Authors: S Pyörälä

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S40

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  5. Content type: Research

    The relationship between bulk tank somatic cell count (SCC) and farm management and infrastructure was examined using data from 398 randomly selected, yet representative, Irish dairy farms where the basal diet...

    Authors: PT Kelly, K O'Sullivan, DP Berry, SJ More, WJ Meaney, EJ O'Callaghan and B O'Brien

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S45

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  6. Content type: Review

    The global dairy industry, the predominant pathogens causing mastitis, our understanding of mastitis pathogens and the host response to intramammary infection are changing rapidly. This paper aims to discuss c...

    Authors: RN Zadoks and JL Fitzpatrick

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2009 62(Suppl 4):S59

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