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Issue of the Week (June 3-8): Dry Cow Treatments & Bulk Culture Results

Dry Cow Treatments & Bulk Culture Results  What’s the issue? Many producers do not utilize their bulk tank culture results to their fullest potential when selecting a dry cow treatment. Not all dry cow treatments treat the same bacteria, so … Continue reading

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Q. What can I do to control Staph Aureus and what steps can I take to combat this both in the Dry and Lactating period?

A.  Staphylococcus aureus, a contagious microorganism, is typically found in teat canal keratin and chapped teat skin.  Transmission is by transfer from an infected quarter to uninfected quarters via milking equipment, udder cloths, and/or milker’s hands so a significant part … Continue reading

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