Dairy Cattle Mastitis and Milking Management

Dairy March 29, 2018 Print Friendly and PDF


Mastitis in dairy cattle can result in potential losses in milk production, milk income, and milk quality bonuses. Understanding the many aspects of dairy cattle mastitis can lead to more effective prevention and treatment strategies. Articles in this section can help producers as well as industry-allied partners further their knowledge about mastitis issues in dairy cattle.

Some of these publications are also available in Spanish for Spanish-speaking workers and managers. If there is a Spanish version, there will be a link at the top of the article.

Mastitis and Milking Management Videos


Mastitis Causing Pathogens: Prevention and Control

Management Practices

Milk Quality and Somatic Cell Counts

Milking Management and Equipment

Culturing Clinical Mastitis and Antibiotic Therapy

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.