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Treating mastitis in the cow – a tradition or an archaism
Intramammary infection of the dairy cow is much less common than 40 years ago due to the impact of a control programme. This has changed the aetiology of the infection. The problem remains one of theExpand
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Milk yield and mammary function in dairy cows milked four times daily.
Groups of lactating cows and heifers were milked four times daily in two diagonally opposed glands for 4 weeks, and the effects on milk yield studied relative to twice-daily milked glands asExpand
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Redefining mastitis based on somatic cell count
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Effect of pre-milking teat dipping on clinical mastitis on dairy farms in England.
Two trials were conducted to investigate the effect of pre-milking teat dipping (PMTD) on mastitis caused by environmentally associated pathogens. The first trial showed considerable variation inExpand
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Effect of an intramammary teat seal and dry cow antibiotic in relation to dry period length on postpartum mastitis.
Infusion of either a long-acting antibiotic preparation (cefalonium) or the same antibiotic preparation combined with an internal teat sealant (bismuth subnitrite) were compared for the effect on newExpand
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The effect of selective dry cow treatment on new intramammary infections.
Dry cow therapy, or antibiotic treatment at end of lactation, is used to eliminate intramammary infections and prevent new infections during the dry period. It is one part of a total managementExpand
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The effects of early antibiotic treatment following diagnosis of mastitis detected by a change in the electrical conductivity of milk.
Mastitis was induced experimentally by infusion of Streptococcus uberis or Staphylococcus aureus into the mammary glands of lactating dairy cows. Clinical mastitis was identified when clots appearedExpand
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ON THE INDENTATION HARDNESS OF INSECT CUTICLE
SUMMARY The indentation hardness of locust cuticle was measured using a Vickers diamond applied to the surface of the cuticle. A number of areas of cuticle showed similar hardness values,Expand
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The effect of an intramammary teat seal on new intramammary infections.
As concern over the possible overuse of antibacterials increases, attention has focused on reduction of antibiotic usage and on nonantibiotic alternatives. A nonantibiotic intramammary teat sealant,Expand
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The tanning of insect cuticle—A critical review and a revised mechanism
Abstract Two mechanisms to account for the stiffening of cuticle at tanning were proposed in 1940. The quinone tanning theory has been almost universally accepted; that of dehydration almostExpand
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