Besides the obvious - an animal in pain - mastitis gives a lot of trouble businesswise as well. It is milk down the drain, around € 300 for treatment average and gives the farmers extra trouble in an already busy workday. Not to mention the effect the antibiotics use has on public health.
Dutch farmer Anton IJsseldijk shows that we can bring back our mastitis count (around 30% cases annually) drastically. He only had one case of mastitis in a year on a farm with 110 cows. There's a lot that we can all learn from farmers like Anton. CowSignals is all about sharing the secrets of successful dairy farming.
This training gives practical procedures for more immunity and less mastitis. Learn to understand miss udder health. She will show you 5 success factors: control, resistence, low infection pressure, milking and treatment.